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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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