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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Time to promote shared care in Scotland?

Amanda Masson's Article in the Journal of The Law Society Scottland looks at whether Scotland should consider following other jurisdictions by introducing a presumption of shared care, which on the research has numerous benefits for the children involved.

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Agricultural Wages in Scotland

The Scottish Government has recently released a guide for workers and employers with regards to agricultural wages in Scotland. Here Ewan Stafford from our employment team tells us everything we need to know.

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Termination of liferents

Properties are often transferred between family members with a residual right to occupy the property being retained. Whether or not a proper liferent is created, the existence of this right can cause difficulties when it comes to dealing with a transfer of the property at a later date, particularly if the liferenter has lost capacity to renounce their rights or consent to the sale of the property.

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Harper Macleod announces five new Partners as it continues strategy of promoting talent from within

Harper Macleod is delighted to announce five new Partners across the country as it heads into a new financial year with its sights set on increasing its share of the legal market.

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West Stand Warriors get a night to remember at first ever Harper Macleod fan extravaganza

Glasgow Warriors fans who call the Harper Macleod West Stand home were treated to a fantastic night at Scotstoun Stadium this week, ahead of the big game against Saracens this weekend.

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Harper Macleod's Family Law specialists' thought-leadership is in demand

The family law team at Harper Macleod's leading role in the development of the profession in Scotland has been highlighted this month by the several members providing thought leadership to leading legal publications.

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