Public Sector

MacRoberts enjoys long-standing relationships with the Scottish Government, local authorities and private entities, working on a diverse range of projects and issues across Scotland. We are committed to delivering on promises and going beyond client expectations, using our deep understanding of the inner workings of government and public sector bodies to help our clients make the most of opportunities and overcome the challenges they may face.

“With a deep understanding of the issues, challenges and opportunities facing the public sector, we provide our clients with an established, cross-disciplinary legal team to meet their requirements. We work with a diverse range of public bodies and agencies across the whole of Scotland; and, through our long-standing relationship with the public sector, we not only understand the way government works but also how it thinks.”

Duncan Osler, Head of Public Sector
  • "MacRoberts have been on the money with all of their advice."

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  • "The firm is professional, approachable and highly efficient."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Duncan Osler is 'extremely well regarded' for his public law expertise."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The robust and responsive support given by the team is important and their personable manner and can-do approach helps us to get things done."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Very knowledgeable and responsive and quick to respond to requests for support."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The service is excellent and, from a client perspective, operations seem very efficient and effective."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • Duncan Osler is "an experienced figure in government matters" and "a long-standing fixture on the procurement scene", whose "clients appreciate his breadth of experience."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

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