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

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What the December Scottish Budget means for taxpayers in Scotland

Following reports stating that the Scottish Finance Secretary would not follow the UK government in a game of "tig" by raising the higher rate threshold to £50,000 in line with the UK threshold, Derek Mackay stuck to the plan yesterday as he delivered the Draft Scottish Budget.

Read the article What the December Scottish Budget means for taxpayers in Scotland
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Reform of Limited Partnership Law - Government proposals

The Government has published its response to its recent consultation on the reform of limited partnership law in the UK. Here Stephen Chan, author of 'A Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland', looks at the four key proposals, and what they would mean for Scottish limited partnerships and other LPs.

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The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 – What you need to know

The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018, set to come into force next year, creates an offence with respect to the engaging by a person in a course of behaviour which is abusive towards that person's partner or ex-partner.

Read the article The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 – What you need to know
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Harper Macleod sponsors new Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Awards on evening of 10th SHREC conference

Harper Macleod is delighted to announce that it will be the headline sponsor at the first ever Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Awards. The event will take place on the evening of the 25th April, following on from the 10th Anniversary edition of Harper Macleod's own Scottish Highland Renewable Energy Conference.

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CJEU confirms the UK can unilaterally cancel 'Brexit'

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed, definitively, that the UK can unilaterally revoke its Article 50 notice.  Read the full judgement online here.

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Harper Macleod extends support of Scottish EDGE and becomes the first partner to sign an EDGE Pledge

Harper Macleod is delighted to announce that it is extending its support for Scottish EDGE, the funding competition for the country's most ambitious entrepreneurs which will hold its latest final this week, for another year. Harper Macleod has also become the first organisation outwith past EDGE winners to sign the EDGE Pledge – a commitment to pay something back to the entrepreneurial community.

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