Our new managing partner and COO

We recently filmed a conversation between our new managing partner Luke Powell and COO Katherine Milliken, who took up their positions on 1 May. Luke and Katherine discuss their new roles, what they think makes Macfarlanes different, and a little bit about their lives outside the firm.

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Environmental, social and governance

In recent years, we have seen environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations rapidly rise up the agenda for businesses and investors.

The Covid-19 pandemic will only brighten the spotlight further, particularly in relation to whether businesses are behaving in an environmentally conscious way, considering their wider social impact and demonstrating good governance.

Environmental, social and governance

Public policy

Businesses are increasingly facing unparalleled challenges, from dealing with the instability and economic repercussions of Covid-19 to an ever changing UK, EU and global political discourse.

As the business and political world collide, our clients require responsive advice and support - to issue spot, analyse policy, identify stakeholders and build relationships which will help to offer clarity through the uncertainty and drive business forward.

Public policy


Considering a career with us?

We have opportunities for qualified lawyers, trainees and business services who are looking for outstanding career development.