A Leading Independent Scottish Law Firm

Harper Macleod is a leading independent Scottish law firm with offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso, Elgin and Lerwick offering a full range of commercial and personal legal services across Scotland, the UK and further afield.

At Harper Macleod, it's all about you, not us. We put your needs at the heart of everything we do. We believe that your success determines our success and because no two clients are the same to

us, we'll work harder than anyone else to understand your needs and objectives. You need problem solvers and advisers, not just lawyers. Our inquisitive nature means you can be sure we'll get under the skin of your business or personal related matter and provide you with an effective solution.

It's this drive that sets us apart and delivers a better outcome for you or your organisation. Learn more

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Harper Macleod action leads to Supreme Court reframing remedies for gratuitous alienations

The Supreme Court judgment in MacDonald and another v Carnbroe Estates Ltd has reframed the remedies available to the court when there has been a transfer at undervalue. Harper Macleod LLP represented the joint liquidators in this action, successfully arguing that the transaction should be reduced as a transfer at undervalue.

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Principal Private Residence Relief in practice – extra statutory concession D49

Extra statutory concession D49 (ESC D49) is the catchy title for an exception given to those who are looking to take advantage of the Principal Private Residence tax relief on gains made when disposing of a residential property. A recent case highlighted how the taxman will deal with applications for this relief in certain circumstances.

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Theo helps provide a spectacular end to the latest Scottish EDGE journey

It's always a pleasure attending the Scottish EDGE final, and the competitions Round 15 showpiece had an extra special touch thanks to the Dragon in attendance. Here's our take on Theo's wisdom.

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Expanding Scottish technology group 4icg appoints Harper Macleod

Technology demand generation specialist 4icg Group has announced the appointment of Harper Macleod as its new legal advisers as the Scottish-based company gears up for the next stage of growth.

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Harper Macleod hosts Chinese delegation to see Scottish legal system in action

Harper Macleod was delighted to host a delegation from the National Immigration Administration of China in its Edinburgh office on Wednesday this week.

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Harper Macleod recognised by the Times as one of the best law firms in Scotland

We were delighted to be one of the top 5 Scottish firms in the new The Times Best Law Firms 2020 guide with eight commendations.

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