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Latest Articles

  • Legal Eagles & the Dragons Den – Brand protection benefits are patently obvious

    Legal Eagles & the Dragons Den – Brand protection benefits are patently obvious

    Welcome to our weekly Dragons Den blog where a member of Harper Macleod's entrepreneurial team will share their view of the latest episode, give some hints and tips and also explain how we could have helped … and hopefully have a bit of fun along the way. This week's blog is by Anisha Kaura, a solicitor in our entrepreneurial team who specialises in advising start ups and high growth companies.

  • Increasing awareness of the benefits of mediation in Scotland

    Increasing awareness of the benefits of mediation in Scotland

    The family law team at Harper Macleod LLP have recently responded to a consultation relating to a proposal to increase the use and consistency of mediation services in Scotland. The proposal is made by the MSP for Central Scotland, Margaret Mitchell, and is the first step in the process for introducing a Member's Bill in the Scottish Parliament. The hope is that the Member's Bill will increase awareness of mediation and what it can do to assist those involved in disputes.

  • Legal Eagles & the Dragons Den - Why face value is no measure of a good investment

    Legal Eagles & the Dragons Den - Why face value is no measure of a good investment

    Welcome to our weekly Dragons Den blog where a member of Harper Macleod's entrepreneurial team will share their view of the latest episode, give some hints and tips and also explain how we could have helped … and hopefully have a bit of fun along the way. This week's blog is by Jo Nisbet, a Partner in our entrepreneurial team, who looks at why taking a proposed deal at face value is no way to measure if it's a good investment.