We are still here to help - Getting Scotland moving

All Harper Macleod's offices are now closed. All your contacts are working remotely & continue to be available on direct dial/mobile/email. Zoom calls are also available. We are here to help you and Scotland get moving and are doing whatever it takes to meet our service promises. To get in touch please click here.

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 legal services for business, individuals & families, public sector & rural economy 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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Charges for registering property deeds in Scotland set to increase from 5 October 2020

Registers of Scotland (RoS) is increasing its fees, including the cost of registering property deeds, from Monday 5 October 2020. This means that there will be an increase in outlays incurred in a property transaction which settles on or after that date. We have set out the key price changes, as well as examples of what they mean in practice.

Read the article Charges for registering property deeds in Scotland set to increase from 5 October 2020
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Getting Scotland Moving – the inside track on Moray's property market

Karen Logan is the Property Manager at Harper Macleod's Estate Agency in Elgin. With more than 20 years' experience she and her team provide a comprehensive service to those looking to sell their property. Here, Karen looks at the current market across Moray.

Read the article Getting Scotland Moving – the inside track on Moray's property market
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Getting Scotland Moving – the inside track on Inverness' property market

Susan Breen is the Property Manager at Harper Macleod's Estate Agency in Inverness. Susan has more than 30 years' experience of guiding people through the whole process of selling their homes. Here, she looks at what has been going on in the Inverness and Highlands marketplace since moving home became possible again.

Read the article Getting Scotland Moving – the inside track on Inverness' property market
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Harper Macleod advises on M&Co deal which sees 2,300 jobs and over 200 local stores saved

Harper Macleod has advised on the restructuring exercise which has seen Scottish headquartered retail fashion chain M&Co save 2,300 jobs and more than 200 stores, as well as the rescue of its Pension Scheme.

Read the article Harper Macleod advises on M&Co deal which sees 2,300 jobs and over 200 local stores saved
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Harper Macleod solicitor tops the class in STEP Awards on family inheritance and succession planning

Sarah Stewart, a Senior Solicitor in the Private Client team at Harper Macleod, has received a clean sweep of top awards from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Read the article Harper Macleod solicitor tops the class in STEP Awards on family inheritance and succession planning
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Harper Macleod advises fintech company Aveni as it seals £520,000 backing to transform professional advice sectors with AI technology

Harper Macleod advised Scottish fintech Aveni as it secured seed investment of £520,000 for its ground-breaking video conferencing based AI technology, which will transform client interaction in financial and professional advice sectors in the new age of ‘digital client service’.

Read the article Harper Macleod advises fintech company Aveni as it seals £520,000 backing to transform professional advice sectors with AI technology