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
Award Winning Law Firm
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 law 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.
Insurance Update - Discount Rate Revised
The hotly debated discount rate has been revised. The Lord Chancellor (David Gauke) has today announced a change setting the Discount Rate at minus 0.25%. Find out more what this means and what the situation is for Scotland here.
Air miles, loyalty points and succession – what happens to your points when you pass away?
Despite being one of the last things you might think to consider when someone dies, loyalty card points and air miles are becoming ever more valuable assets forming part of a deceased's estate. But how can you make sure they aren't lost?
Review of the taxation of Lifetime Gifts - how much can you give tax-free?
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has recommended major changes to the current Lifetime Gifts rules. Currently, residents domiciled in the UK have an IHT threshold of £325,000 and are allowed to gift £3000 tax free to another individual in every tax year, with additional gift categories also allowed. Here we look at the proposals to change this system.
Harper Macleod helps Women in the Law UK launch in Glasgow
Women in the Law UK, the networking organisation designed to encourage, inspire and support the next generation of lawyers and women in business, held its Glasgow launch on Wednesday at the offices of Harper Macleod.
Harper Macleod joins Team Shetland as it prepares to rock Gibraltar at the NatWest International Island Games
Harper Macleod has been unveiled as the latest business to get behind Team Shetland as the isles' athletes prepare for this summer's NatWest International Island Games XVIII in Gibraltar.
Harper Macleod expands into Moray as Wink & Mackenzie comes on board
Harper Macleod LLP, one of Scotland's leading law firms, has announced its expansion into Moray after acquiring the business of one of the area's oldest legal practices, Wink & Mackenzie.