We are still here to help - Getting Scotland moving

All Harper Macleod's offices are now closed. All your contacts are working remotely & continue to be available on direct dial/mobile/email. Zoom calls are also available. We are here to help you and Scotland get moving and are doing whatever it takes to meet our service promises. To get in touch please click here.

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 legal services for business, individuals & families, public sector & rural economy 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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Supreme Court rules in favour of businesses in landmark Business Interruption Insurance test case

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment on the operation of Business Interruption insurance policies, with particular reference to the effects of Covid-19. The Supreme Court has substantially found in favour of the insured businesses. Given the continual and fast-moving changes to the Government's instructions through press conferences in response to Covid-19, this is welcomed clarification for businesses and policyholders alike.

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Why should I make a Living Will and what does it do?

Also known as an advance decision or advance medical directive, a Living Will is an anticipatory document used to record views on life-sustaining medical treatment in the event you should you suffer an incurable or irreversible illness and are unable to make decisions regarding your medical treatment.

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Registers of Scotland consultation on making land register digital submissions system permanent

Registers of Scotland is consulting customers and stakeholders on whether the ability to upload and submit land register applications to the Keeper digitally via the DSS should be made available permanently.

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A tribute to Professor Robert Rennie

Harper Macleod chairman Professor Lorne Crerar has paid tribute to his colleague and friend Professor Robert Rennie, a long-time Partner at the firm, who has passed away following a sudden illness.

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Law firms help pave the way for groundbreaking Welsh road project

Construction work can now begin on the final two sections of the A465 Heads of the Valleys road expansion scheme in Wales, following financial closure of the project. Law firms Harper Macleod and Hugh James worked in partnership to advise on the £550 million scheme - the first-ever Mutual Investment Model (MIM) project in Wales.

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Glasgow businesses can access fully funded specialist legal support through new Business Growth Fund

Harper Macleod is part of a new Glasgow Business Growth Fund which can provide SMEs with access to fully funded specialist support as they try to grow amid the ongoing pandemic. Find out more.

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