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 are delighted to be one of the top 5 Scottish firms in the new The Times Best Law Firms 2020 guide with eight commendations.
We have specialists across all legal disciplines, covering every service you are likely to need in both your business & personal life.
Scottish Government website which aims to help businesses assess their exposure to Brexit-related risks & highlight areas they need to plan for.
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.
Botched Beauty Treatments - What to do if it happens to you
Non-surgical cosmetic treatments have fast become the norm in the beauty industry. Botox injections and dermal fillers account for 9 out of 10 cosmetic procedures in the UK – as commonplace as tanning or hair removal. These treatments are readily available in premises ranging from hairdressers to pharmacies.
"Megxit", Marriage Story and the business of divorce
The common thread running through all comment is that relationship breakdown is a complex business, in every sense of the word. And it is portrayed as a business, with the value of settlements commonly featuring in reports of celebrity relationship breakdown.
Winnie the Pooh Day - We can all learn from Winnie's Wisdom
Winnie the Pooh day got us thinking: how can we bring a bit of that wisdom into the advice we give our clients. Whilst you may not be a honey-loving bear in Hundred Acre Wood, uttering the phrase "Think, Think, Think" when faced with a puzzling problem, it is perhaps a sentiment often echoed when considering personal legal matters.
Harper Macleod wins role to advise country's biggest landowner, Forestry and Land Scotland
Leading law firm Harper Macleod has won a competitive tender to be appointed as principal adviser to Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS), the country’s biggest landowner, on a wide range of legal services.
Harper Macleod is Scottish Government's choice as adviser for all shared equity home-buying schemes
Harper Macleod has been appointed by the Scottish Government to help administer all of its shared equity home-buying schemes – including the newly announced First Home Fund.
Harper Macleod lands a flush of council appointments including City of Edinburgh Council
Leading law firm Harper Macleod has been appointed to the panel of legal advisers for five local authorities including The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) following a recent competitive tender.