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Latest Articles

  • Harper Macleod & Entrepreneurial Spark - growing up fast!

    Harper Macleod & Entrepreneurial Spark - growing up fast!

    Just over four years ago Paula Skinner, a Partner in the Corporate department at Harper Macleod, met Jim Duffy … and she didn’t know what was about to happen. Here Paula, head of the firm’s Startup & Investment team, reflects on the journey as Entrepreneurial Spark - now the world’s largest free business accelerator for early stage and growing ventures - celebrates its 4th birthday.

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    Harper Macleod advises the owners of Powerhouse Fitness on sale to German company

    Harper Macleod, one of Scotland’s leading law firms, has advised the shareholders of Powerhouse Fitness on its sale to German firm Sport-Tiedje. Craig McKerracher, Partner at Harper Macleod who advised on the sale, said: “I am delighted that Harper Macleod has been able to successfully conclude the sale of Laidir Leisure Limited for David and Nigel Webster."

  • Driving home for Christmas – how to stay clear of road accidents in winter conditions

    Driving home for Christmas – how to stay clear of road accidents in winter conditions

    Icy and freezing conditions greatly increase the risk of road accidents and year in year out we see a spike in accidents. At Harper Macleod, we are only too aware of the devastating effects that road accidents can have on victims and their family members. Here are some important safety steps to ensure that you and your loved ones come home safely for Christmas.

  • Top 10 tips for "silver separators" as separation rises among 50 plus age group

    Top 10 tips for "silver separators" as separation rises among 50 plus age group

    A recent article on Radio 2 highlighted that although the divorce rate in the UK is falling for the first time in years, separation is on the rise among the 50 plus age group, with this phenomenon birthing the new term "silver separators". If you are thinking about separating, or if you have separated, there are some pieces of information we can share with you which we hope will help ease the transition in to a new phase of your life.