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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What do summer law students do?

Learn what summer law students do at Harper Macleod as part of the firm's summer research programme in Scotland. Our Trainees tell you all you need to know.

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What happens if both spouses die at the same time?

In Scotland, if a couple is involved in an accident in which they both die, the law in Scotland will presume that neither survived the other. Here we highlight the differences between Scots law and England and the importance of keeping your will up to date to prevent a protracted legal dispute arising in the future.

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Is it possible to disinherit a child?

The High Court in England has recently issued its ruling in an interesting case involving the disinheritance of Christopher Gosden, whose mother left the bulk of her £1.25 million estate to her civil partner.

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Harper Macleod advises Halfords on major acquisition in motoring services sector

Harper Macleod is delighted to have advised Halfords on the acquisition of McConechy's Tyre Service Limited, one of the largest independent garage chains in the UK.

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Harper Macleod's banking team advises City Property on £646m property funding deals

The Banking & Finance team at Harper Macleod has advised City Property on a series of three complex funding arrangements totalling £646 million.

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Harper Macleod advises on transfer of historic Lewis lighthouse station to the local community

Harper Macleod is delighted to have advised on the sale of the 120-year-old former lighthouse station known as 'An Taigh Mòr' in Lewis to a local community trust. The building is famous as the shore-base for the families of lighthouse keepers to the Flannan Isles where, in 1900, three keepers vanished without a trace.

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