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.
Building Families Through Surrogacy – A New Law Consultation Paper
The consultation period ends on 27 September 2019. It will take time for the responses to the consultation to be collated, considered, and for the new provisions to become law. Assuming however the Law Commission's recommendations are endorsed then the new legislative framework will make the process of family creation through surrogacy considerably more straightforward for clients.
Modern Families & Creating Families - Frozen Out
As the process of egg freezing improves, and its popularity among professional women increases, attention is turning towards an apparently unjust restriction on storing the eggs, now under challenge. Here Amanda Masson, head of Family Law at Harper Macleod, and Marco Gaudoin, medical director at GCRM Fertility tell us more.
All alternative methods of creating a family need professional advice
Family lawyers do not just deal with families who are separating, but also in assisting those who wish to create or expand their family. Assisted reproduction and alternative ways of creating family structures have been in the news a lot, prompting discussion within our team about how our role as advisors is evolving, too. Here Amanda Masson tells us everything we need to know.
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.
Harper Macleod Chairman Professor Lorne Crerar receives CBE in Birthday Honours List
Professor Lorne Crerar, Chairman of Harper Macleod, has been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Birthday 2019 Honours List for his contribution to "economic and community development".
Harper Macleod announces 26 promotions across Scotland
For the second year in succession, leading law firm Harper Macleod has announced a large round of promotions in which female lawyers represent two-thirds of those making the step up.