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  • Helping to Make 'The Moment' Happen – What makes Glasgow 2018: A Spectator's journey

    Helping to Make 'The Moment' Happen – What makes Glasgow 2018: A Spectator's journey

    Harper Macleod LLP is proud to be Legal Advisers to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, the inaugural hosting of the continent's newest multi-sport event. As part of this effort, Craig Daniels, one of our solicitors – is on full-time secondment to the Glasgow 2018 in-house Legal team. Here, Craig explains how the experience every spectator will enjoy in going to a Glasgow 2018 event is the culmination of months of hard work behind the scenes to make sure their journey is as seamless as can be.

  • Helping to Make 'The Moment' Happen – Rounding the bend … only six months to go!

    Helping to Make 'The Moment' Happen – Rounding the bend … only six months to go!

    Harper Macleod LLP is proud to be Legal Advisers to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, the inaugural hosting of the continent's newest multi-sport event. As part of this effort, Craig Daniels, one of our solicitors – is on full-time secondment to the Glasgow 2018 in-house Legal team. Here, he explains how the Glasgow 2018 team is growing to keep up with the pace as their finish line draws closer.

  • The Sammi Kinghorn blog – Grace under pressure

    The Sammi Kinghorn blog – Grace under pressure

    At Harper Macleod we're lucky to have double World Champion wheelchair racer Samantha ‘Sammi’ Kinghorn as our Athlete Ambassador. At a time when the mental aspects of high level sport have been getting more attention, here Sammi talks about the pressure athletes are subject to and, in particular, coping with the increased expectations that come with success.

  • Helping to Make 'The Moment' Happen – Stunning baubles for the European Championships winners and a Festival of fun!

    Helping to Make 'The Moment' Happen – Stunning baubles for the European Championships winners and a Festival of fun!

    Harper Macleod LLP is proud to be Legal Advisers to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, the inaugural hosting of the continent's newest multi-sport event. As part of this effort, Craig Daniels, one of our solicitors – is on full-time secondment to the Glasgow 2018 in-house Legal team. Here, he highlights one contract he's been involved in which brings home what Glasgow 2018 is all about for the competitors

  • Can leading athletes be considered as employees?

    Can leading athletes be considered as employees?

    A case brought by former Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish will look at whether or not athletes such as her can be considered as employees or workers. The outcome will have far-reaching implications for athletes and sports governing bodies and funders.