In brief: Associate makes partner at Glasgow firm

Ex-McGrigor Donald associate Hugh Macmaster has joined Glasgow-based firm Harper Macleod as a partner. Macmaster, who has also worked for Slaughter and May in the past, is specialising in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. “The acquisitions and mergers market in Scotland is going through an exciting period of growth,” he says. “I look forward to helping Harper Macleod consolidate and develop their range of services in this field.”