Why choose Harper Macleod?
Harper Macleod is a leading independent Scottish law firm with offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Lerwick and Thurso, 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
We believe our awards are testament to the firm's innovative and client focused approach. We have won many regional, national and international awards in recent years both across the firm and as individuals.
Working in partnership
As one of Scotland's leading, full service law firms, we advise businesses, organisations and individuals on all of their legal needs in Scotland, the UK and beyond.
Our people are our main asset, and we are the firm of choice for advisers who have the drive and desire think differently, adapting and evolving along with your needs. You can see our full team here
A wealth of knowledge
The law never stands still, and the way it applies to you and your organisation is constantly evolving. Our people are on top of these developments and can keep you up to date with some of the most interesting aspects of these changes.
Employment Law 2019 – new rights for employees in the workplace will be rolled out
The publication of the UK Government's Good Work Plan demonstrates the pace at which employment law will evolve over the coming years – especially after the UK leaves the EU. Employers need to ensure that they can effectively manage the introduction of these proposed reforms.
Planning law: is the holiday over for renting as short-stay accommodation?
The rise of websites such as Airbnb and other similar sites has made it easier than ever to rent out a property as short stay accommodation. While the income is obviously attractive, many property owners may be unaware that short term property letting can be a breach of planning law.
Update: Brexit causes delay in HMRC's Making Tax Digital plans
HMRC have announced that their plans for Making Tax Digital for Income Tax and Corporation Tax will be delayed due to the need to concentrate their efforts on Brexit.
Scottish Government 'Prepare for Brexit' portal for businesses
Scottish Government website for businesses to assess their exposure to Brexit-related risks and highlight areas they need to plan for.
Associates shortlisted for Scottish Legal Awards Rising Star of the Year
The finalists for the Scottish Legal Awards have been unveiled and Harper Macleod Associates Amy Mackenzie and Kelly Fraser have both made the shortlist in the Rising Star of the Year category.
Fiona Neilson joins Harper Macleod in the Highlands
Harper Macleod has recruited Fiona Neilson, one of the Highlands’ best known corporate and commercial lawyers, as a partner in its Inverness office.