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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Have contractors smashed and grabbed for the last time?

In February 2018, the Technology and Construction Court in England (TCC) issued an important decision which signalled the end of the windfall effect of 'smash and grab' adjudications. That decision has now been confirmed by the Court of Appeal.

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Scotland's Registered Social Landlords must get ready for Freedom of Information requests

After much discussion and several consultations over the past few years, Freedom on Information legislation will apply to Scotland's Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) from later this year. Find out more, including top tips for preparing to deal with FOI requests.

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Separation or Divorce Mortgage Payments - All You Need to Know

For many couples the biggest monthly expense is their mortgage repayment. If they separate, a priority should be working out as quickly a possible who will pay the mortgage and what will happen to the property. Here we look at all the factors you need to think about in this situation.

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Harper Macleod Chairman helps launch new Rural Economy Action Group

Professor Lorne Crerar, Chairman of Harper Macleod, has helped launch a new group tasked with bringing the rural economy to the forefront of policy making in Scotland.

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Scottish Government 'Prepare for Brexit' portal for businesses

Scottish Government website for businesses to assess their exposure to Brexit-related risks and highlight areas they need to plan for.

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Associates shortlisted for Scottish Legal Awards Rising Star of the Year

The finalists for the Scottish Legal Awards have been unveiled and Harper Macleod Associates Amy Mackenzie and Kelly Fraser have both made the shortlist in the Rising Star of the Year category.

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