We’re driven by your needs, not ours. We strive to be your trusted legal partner at every stage of your life. Whatever it may bring.
We are delighted to be one of the top 5 Scottish firms in the new The Times Best Law Firms 2020 guide with eight commendations.
We have specialists across all legal disciplines, covering every service you are likely to need in both your business & personal life.
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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
Award Winning Law Firm
We believe our awards are a 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.
Harper Macleod action leads to Supreme Court reframing remedies for gratuitous alienations
The Supreme Court judgment in MacDonald and another v Carnbroe Estates Ltd has reframed the remedies available to the court when there has been a transfer at undervalue. Harper Macleod LLP represented the joint liquidators in this action, successfully arguing that the transaction should be reduced as a transfer at undervalue.
Principal Private Residence Relief in practice – extra statutory concession D49
Extra statutory concession D49 (ESC D49) is the catchy title for an exception given to those who are looking to take advantage of the Principal Private Residence tax relief on gains made when disposing of a residential property. A recent case highlighted how the taxman will deal with applications for this relief in certain circumstances.
Theo helps provide a spectacular end to the latest Scottish EDGE journey
It's always a pleasure attending the Scottish EDGE final, and the competitions Round 15 showpiece had an extra special touch thanks to the Dragon in attendance. Here's our take on Theo's wisdom.
Expanding Scottish technology group 4icg appoints Harper Macleod
Technology demand generation specialist 4icg Group has announced the appointment of Harper Macleod as its new legal advisers as the Scottish-based company gears up for the next stage of growth.
Harper Macleod hosts Chinese delegation to see Scottish legal system in action
Harper Macleod was delighted to host a delegation from the National Immigration Administration of China in its Edinburgh office on Wednesday this week.
Harper Macleod recognised by the Times as one of the best law firms in Scotland
We were delighted to be one of the top 5 Scottish firms in the new The Times Best Law Firms 2020 guide with eight commendations.