Welcome to McLaws Consultancy

We'll make sure your business is put centre stage and seen in the best light

Ally McLaws

Ally McLaws is a highly accomplished media and marketing specialist with 25 years’ experience at the highest levels of Corporate Communications and senior newspaper editorial news management.

An award winning campaign journalist and former news editor he moved into the world of Corporate Communications leading and transforming media, staff and stakeholder communications for the UK's largest single health authority.

While with NHSGGC, a £3.2billion turnover organisation employing 38,000 healthcare professionals, he’s handled some of the biggest communications challenges of the decade and led a team that has won major national awards including “Best Public Sector team of the Year”.

A skilled practitioner with superb writing skills and tactical awareness he has worked with senior government officials, health service CEOs and Chairs and directly with some of Scotland’s most influential editors and journalists.

He joined the board of the NHS Scotland and North England Credit Union seven years ago to help rebrand and market the business resulting in it becoming the fastest growing credit union in the UK and to him serving as Chairman for a period of two years up until 2018.

Ally has been a board member of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice for the past seven years and is proud to have been part of the team who raised £21m to build and open Glasgow’s stunning new hospice in Bellahouston Park in October 2018.

McLaws Consultancy

The McLaws Consultancy offers an unrivalled combination of Public Relations and commercial development expertise to add value to your business or enterprise.

We have the skills and contacts to help you grow your markets, launch new products, reach a wider audience, or achieve targets specific to your organisation.

Our track record in delivering solutions in a crisis is matched only by our ability to maximise positive and effective media exposure when you have a good news story to tell.

Ally McLaws has extensive personal experience of interacting positively with the media at all levels, from national and international television crews, through the Scottish press, TV, radio broadcast, and local media.

He also has an impressive track record in taking commercial enterprises to a new level and in third sector fund-raising, backed by his extensive network of contacts among key players in politics, business, the Health Service and other public bodies.

McLaws Consultancy will research, plan and deliver reputational enhancing campaigns across all media platforms to boost professional, political and public perception of your business.

Our ethos is also to help strengthen your internal resilience, injecting new skills and confidence to your own senior management team through expert training for senior executive leads and master class courses for in-house comms teams.

Storytelling is the art of successful business. Expert media handling in challenging times is the art of protecting and enhancing reputations.

Both are at the heart of what we do.

Reputation Enhancement


Skills Training


Crisis Management


Media Handling




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