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 have specialists across all legal disciplines, covering every service you are likely to need in both your business & personal life.
Harper Macleod is delighted to have been appointed as Official Legal Advisers of UK Athletics for the next two years.
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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.
Simple Procedure success shows courts cracking down on unreasonable conduct in litigation
Since the introduction of Simple Procedure actions in 2016, there has been much debate between practitioners as to the interpretation of the rules and their application in practice. A recent successful case we were involved in shows courts cracking down on unreasonable conduct in such litigation.
How are cohabitees treated under pension schemes when their partner dies?
A recent court case in England, in which a surviving cohabitee challenged a pension scheme's decision not to recognise her right to benefits on her partner's death, has important implication for people throughout the United Kingdom.
Cases of the paperless will - does Scots law have to change to keep up in the digital age?
Decisions from Queensland under a statute that recognises testamentary wishes recorded in any form, can point the way for Scots law, given modern attitudes to digital over paper communication.
Leading legal player Harper Macleod signs new deal with Glasgow Warriors
Harper Macleod has agreed a deal to renew its sponsorship of Glasgow Warriors until 2021, which will see the firm's name adorn the Harper Macleod West Stand and the Harper Macleod Club Deck at Scotstoun Stadium.
Harper Macleod advises cutting-edge robot mower business Kingdom Technologies on £400,000 investment
Harper Macleod is delighted to have advised a Scottish-based business - which is aiming to revolutionise the lucrative lawncare market - in securing investment of £400,000.
Scotland's social housing sector must 'think radically' to be ready for a new age
Leading figures in the Scottish social housing sector gathered in Dunblane last week for the 18th National Housing Conference, organised by law firm Harper Macleod.