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.
How To Manage Franchise Disputes
“Franchising is one long conversation, chequered by disputes”. If Robert Louis Stevenson had pursued a career in the franchising industry, rather than becoming a poet and novelist, he may have penned these words. Stevenson was, in fact, referring to “marriage” but there are numerous similarities between the two relationships.
Advantages for selling a franchise and buying a franchise resale
Making a profit might not be the only reason for a Franchisee selling their business. The Franchisee might be looking to retire, relocate, pursue other business interests or they might simply have realised that the business they chose is no longer for them. The best exit for such a franchisee is to sell their business as a “Franchise Resale”, but who do they sell it to?
Harper Macleod Family Law team launch Modern Families Initiative
A panel of expert speakers in the field of family creation gathered before an audience of legal professionals, academics and other professionals to consider the legal implications of the creation of modern families in today's society 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.
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".