Andrew Hunter > Harper Macleod LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Harper Macleod LLP
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Andrew is the lead partner of the Licensing team and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Liquor Licensing Law. He is the principal contact for the firm’s liquor licensing clients, which include Belhaven Brewery Company Limited, Lidl UK GmbH and BP Oil UK Limited. His role involves providing legal advice to clients on liquor licensing, betting and gaming licensing, and civic government licensing matters. He attends the licensing boards on behalf of clients throughout Scotland.

Andrew is also a Partner in the Insolvency team, who previously won the prestigious “Insolvency Team of the Year” award at the Law Awards of Scotland and “Regional Insolvency Team of Year” at the Insolvency and Rescue Awards. His role involves providing advice to clients on debt recovery and insolvency matters, both at personal and corporate level. This includes initial insolvency work such as sequestration petitions, petitions for liquidation and appointment of administrators as well as acting for trustees, liquidators and administrators in post insolvency recovery work.

Andrew has been a part time tutor in Civil Procedure at the University of Glasgow Diploma in Legal Practice since 2010.


Andrew is a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Licensing Law Sub-Committee.


LLB (Hons) Dip LP

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Scotland > Dispute resolution > Debt recovery

Spanning a presence over six locations in Scotland, Harper Macleod LLP has an enviable client roster made up of public sector clients and registered social landlords (RSLs). Now under the leadership of Andrew Hunter in Glasgow, the practice is regularly instructed by housing and property sector clients on actions for rent arrears, unpaid invoices and recovery of possessions. Tenancy issues also feature in the caseload. Accredited specialist Natalie Dissake’s practice advises public sector clients, with expertise in enforcement procedures; insolvency matters are handled by Eilidh Crawford.

Scotland > Crime, fraud and licensing > Licensing

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Andrew HunterHarper Macleod LLP

Harper Macleod LLP has considerable clout in petrol and filling station licensing but also supports businesses from the food, leisure and hospitality sectors as well as public sector bodies with a wide range of alcohol and civic licensing. Alongside its legal expertise, clients also benefit from the firm’s strong geographic presence with six offices across Scotland. The practice is led from Glasgow by liquor licensing specialist Andrew Hunter, whose work includes Licensing Board and Sheriff Court appeal matters.