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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Family law team at Harper Macleod welcomes move to uphold highest standards in family mediation in Scotland

Family Mediation is a process which parties choose to enter in to, aimed at assisting people to improve communication between them with a view to addressing issues arising during or after separation or divorce. A new code of conduct sets out the standard people should expect from a family mediator.

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Scots urged to consider power of attorney as dementia rates rise

Scots have been urged to consider making a Power of Attorney as a result of rising dementia rates. According to Alzheimer Scotland, an estimated 90,000 people have dementia in Scotland and this number has been steadily increasing year on year.

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International Women’s Day 2019 is not just a balancing act

Natalie Wallace is a Solicitor in the Corporate team at Harper Macleod. Here, she looks at the theme of IWD2019, #BetterforBalance, and what it means for the legal and corporate world.

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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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"A juggernaut of the legal profession" - Harper Macleod Chairman Professor Lorne Crerar's Lifetime Achievements are recognised at Scottish Legal Awards

Professor Lorne Crerar, Chairman and founder of Harper Macleod, was described as a "juggernaut of the legal profession" as he received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019.

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HM Chairman named as recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

Harper Macleod Chairman and founder, Professor Lorne Crerar, will be honoured this Thursday night when he is presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Legal Awards in Glasgow.

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