If you want to be different you'll fit right in. 

Culture isn’t created in the boardroom. Harper Macleod’s culture is the sum of the actions of the people who make up our business – it’s built around taking calculated risks and pushing for innovative solutions. You know the law, but you also know that there’s much more to being a lawyer than that.

At Harper Macleod you’ll be part of a collective effort that is never satisfied: sharing the stresses, celebrating the successes and inspiring one another to always improve. You want to deliver extraordinary results for your clients. We want to deliver extraordinary opportunities for you, and encourage you to make a difference.

You know that doing things the right way is always the best way – the right things for clients, colleagues and our communities. We will never compromise on this.

We believe the best is yet to come for Harper Macleod.

If this sounds like the type of firm you’d like to be part of, maybe the best is yet to come for you?

We embrace flexibility – including when and where our people work.

View our recruitment sections below. 

Harper Macleod Work Experience

Our Schools Programme is open to school students aged between 16-18 who have an active interest in pursuing a career within law.  The Harper Macleod work experience programme allows students to gain an insight into the workings of a busy legal practice as well as having the opportunity to be involved in legal seminars and tasks from staff from around the business. Get in touch to find out more using the button below.

opportunities for school students

If you are the type of person that is ambitious and hardworking and you want an opportunity to develop your career and progress your personal development then Harper Macleod would be the firm for you. It is the type of place that if you want your future to be there then it will provide you with the opportunities and resources to make that happen.

Alexis Harper, Partner, Harper Macleod

Speculative enquiries

In addition to our advertised jobs we welcome direct applications for non-advertised posts. Speculative applications (attaching a CV) will be retained for a period of 6 months.

Please email your CV to Kirsty Hunter in our HR department.

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