Why join Harper Macleod

Would you like to be part of the future at one of Scotland's most progressive law firms?

Harper Macleod recognises that it is only as good as its people - the first link to our clients and the face and personality of the firm. We recognise that our people are critical to our ongoing business success and as a result, we go to great lengths to ensure that we recruit the right people. 

Find out more about the reasons to join Harper Macleod:

"The firm is excellent in helping its people develop their careers. I am a classic example of that. I progressed from trainee to partner inside 10 years"

Excellent benefits package

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package together with excellent training and development opportunities.

We have a range of additional benefits packages for staff including:

  • Pension scheme
  • Critical illness protection
  • Life assurance
  • Discounted conveyancing on sales and purchases 
  • Discounted eyecare
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Charity donation through payroll
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Firstbus scheme
  • Extra holidays
  • CSR days
  • Funding for external training
  • Recruitment finders fee
  • Additional staff discounts - retailers and suppliers
  • 4pm birthday finish

Career development - HM Academy

Knowledge and expertise are key to our service promise and we invest significant time and resources in the training and development of our people. We offer a variety of training methods and encourage our people to develop their skills and improve performance.

Our training programmes are co-ordinated through HM Academy, which provides a comprehensive and co-ordinated training offering across legal, commercial and personal development.

HM Academy provides a platform from the continued professional development of our legal and business support staff.

Join an award winning team

We believe our awards are 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. 

We're proud to create an environment where our people have the opportunity to excel.

Here are some of our proudest achievements - Awards

We are serious about our corporate social responsibilities

HM Community, our CSR programme, allows us to positively influence our stakeholder groups and is central to ensuring our continued success.  In our work and behaviour, we strive to apply these important principles: 

  • To behave ethically;
  • To contribute positively to our economic and natural environment; and
  • To improve the quality of life for our three main stakeholder groups. 

Our CSR Group encourages all staff to get involved in a range of HM Community initiatives in order that they increase their awareness and understanding, develop their own skills, and provide support to a range of charities and projects. 

Find out more about HM Community

Check out our current vacancies

Harper Macleod is looking for a number of talented individuals to join our team at its offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Inverness.

View All vacancies.

Gender Pay Gap Reports

View our Gender Pay Gap Report 2017 here.

View our Gender Pay Gap Report 2018 here.

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