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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. Check out our articles and updates for our perspective on issues that might affect you.

Latest Articles

  • Step-parent adoption in Scotland: what you need to know

    Step-parent adoption in Scotland: what you need to know

    Step-parent adoptions now make up around 20% of all adoptions in Scotland. However for many prospective step-parent adopters, the legal procedure can be daunting and confusing. That's why our family lawyers have put together the answers to some frequently asked questions which a step-parent contemplating adoption should be aware of before embarking on their journey.

  • Foul play on the agency front

    Foul play on the agency front

    Proceedings by a football agent alleging breach of contract and wrongful inducement, illustrate the interplay of the ordinary law and particular sport-specific rules

  • Harper Macleod and Entrepreneurial Spark

    Harper Macleod and Entrepreneurial Spark

    For the past 4 years, Harper Macleod has been working with Entrepreneurial Spark, and the businesses which are accelerated by Entrepreneurial Spark's programme. Our involvement with the Entrepreneurial Spark businesses is to help them with any legal issues which they may face but also to help add value to their business where we can.