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Macleod, Sir Iain free

KCMG 2017

Born 15 March 1962; s of Rev. Allan Macleod and Peggy Macleod (née Mackay); m 1988, Dr Alison M. Murchison; two s two d

HM Diplomatic Service; Legal Adviser, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, since 2011


Portree High Sch., Isle of Skye; Glasgow Univ. (LLB Hons 1983; Dip. Prof. Legal Practice 1985); University Coll. London (LLM 1984)


Trainee solicitor, Dundas & Wilson CS, Edinburgh, 1985–87; admitted solicitor, Scotland, 1987, England & Wales, 2007; joined HM Diplomatic Service, 1987; Asst Legal Advr, FCO, 1987–91; First Sec. (Legal), UK Repn to EC, Brussels, 1991–95; Asst Legal Advr, FCO, 1995–96; Legal Counsellor: FCO, 1996–97; on loan to Law Officers’ Dept, 1997–2000; FCO, 2000–01; UK Mission to UN, NY, 2001–04; FCO, 2004–05; on loan as Dep. Legal Advr, Home Office and NI Office, 2005–09; on loan as Dir, Central Adv. Div., Treasury Solicitors, 2009–11


(jtly) The External Relation of the European Communities, 1995


Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street SW1A 2AH