Richard Harvey


Richard IT Director at leading independent Scottish law firm Harper Macleod LLP.

The 15 strong department is responsible for the firm’s IT infrastructure, software development and business intelligence. Richard is also involved in the day-to-day running of the firm as part of Harper Macleod’s Executive Group.

Richard joined Harper Macleod in 2006 and has overseen the creation and development of the firm’s IT team and infrastructure throughout a period of rapid growth.

Over the ensuing decade, Harper Macleod has almost tripled in size and is now the third largest professional services partnership in Scotland with 72 Partners and five offices around the country. Richard has overseen the implementation of several major IT projects during a time of significant change at both the firm and within the Scottish and wider UK legal markets.

A qualified solicitor, Richard joined Harper Macleod after helping to set up and grow the Visualfiles Scotland prior to its acquisition by LexisNexis.