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Stephen Vallance

Sector Development Lawyer

Stephen Vallance

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Stephen works within the HM Connect team and in particular is responsible for the operation in the West of Scotland. He is actively involved in developing existing relationship with member firms and fostering new connections with firms interested in learning more about the benefits that HM Connect can offer them.

HM Connect (formerly Connect2Law) is a referral and support network for high street and rural law firms which operates via Harper Macleod offering its full complement of legal services and expertise to such law firms on a fee-sharing, non client poaching basis. HM Connect has over 275 member firms throughout Scotland.

Stephen has over 25 years experience in legal practice. A partner previously in several law firms, he successfully sold his own practice in 2008. Since then Stephen has taught on the Diploma in Legal Practice at Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities as well as having been a producer and presenter of PEAT 2 seminars. He is the author of several Journal articles, as well as a convener and speaker at Law Society seminars.

He has also been involved in several other projects including on line automation of legal processes, internet and social media marketing and a new business start up.

Qualifications: LLB Dip LP
Qualified: 1982
Joined the firm: 2014