A different kind of law firm

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.

Here with you, here for you

We offer a complete range of legal services for business, individuals & families, the public sector, and the modern rural economy in Scotland, the UK and beyond.

With a team of almost 400 people, we have specialists across all legal disciplines, covering every service you are likely to need in both your business and personal life.

Legal advice and services

We're here to help

We are one of Scotland's leading independent law firms with a unique office footprint in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso, Elgin and Lerwick.

Our entire team of specialists is working hard across the country to help you and Scotland get moving. No matter where you are, we are on hand and ready to help.

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Do I need a Solicitor to deal with an estate?

When it comes to dealing with a deceased person's estate, no one is keen to pay legal costs where they can be avoided. If the estate you are dealing with as Executor is relatively straightforward you may feel confident in dealing with matters yourself. Often the circumstances are such that a "D.I.Y" approach is not advisable.

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What happens to my cryptocurrency when I die?

As the number of people with digital assets increases, it is important to ensure that your digital assets are able to be dealt with after your death.

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What forms my estate for inheritance tax purposes?

The general rule is any asset held by an individual in a personal capacity will form part of their estate on death for inheritance tax ("IHT") purposes. This includes assets held solely or jointly.

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Harper Macleod and National Autistic Society Scotland celebrate 15 years of partnership

Harper Macleod and the National Autistic Society Scotland are this week marking a significant milestone in their association to deliver the Education Rights Service to parents in Scotland.

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Harper Macleod advises Scottish telecoms business HighNet on sale as it aims for ambitious growth target

Harper Macleod is delighted to have advised Inverness-based telecoms firm HighNet on its acquisition by West Sussex-based Focus Group.

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Harper Macleod helping UK businesses enter the space race in partnership with Entrepreneurial Spark

Harper Macleod has partnered with Entrepreneurial Spark to deliver a pioneering Space Accelerator programme for the UK Space Agency.

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Call us on 0330 159 5555 or submit your enquiry using the form below.