About Liam Kerr MSP

Liam Kerr is a current member of the Scottish Parliament for North East Scotland.

Elected on the 5th May 2016, Liam is dedicated to working for and speaking out on behalf of everyone in the region, regardless of who they voted for or even if they didn't vote at all, and is committed to getting the very best for the North-East.

Liam is an Accredited Specialist employment lawyer of some 13 years standing, acting for household name companies whilst employed by two of the World’s largest law firms. Prior to his election, Liam operated his own practice.

Liam started his working life on £2.50 per hour as a chef in a quality Edinburgh restaurant before working as a commission-based telecoms salesman under a zero-hours contract for a number of years and as a session musician in London. During his 11 years as a lawyer in Aberdeen, he has given lectures at RGU and Aberdeen University, been a Director of two prominent North-East charities and performed both classical and jazz piano.

Liam is married to a primary school teacher, sails a small boat and studied an MBA through the Open University. Liam is a member and former chairman of the Aberdeen 100 Round Table and a former member of St Fittick Rotary.