Supporting Scotland's entrepreneurs and innovators

"We know all about entrepreneurs and starting up a business venture". Everybody says this, but not everyone has done it.

Only by adopting a culture of innovation did we succeed as a high-growth legal business, starting from scratch to become a 350-people, £26 million turnover firm.

With a dedicated startup and investment team, along with specialists experienced in assisting entrepreneurs across all sectors and legal disciplines, we have formed long-lasting partnerships with many of Scotland's brightest entrepreneurs - from startup through to exit.

What we share with successful entrepreneurs is the ability to look at things differently. We’re problem solvers, not just lawyers, and constantly adapt and evolve to suit our own business and that of our clients.

Get in touch with our team to find out how we could help you to achieve your goals.

We couldn’t have done this without the fantastic support of the Harper Macleod team. Looking forward to continuing to work alongside such an awesome team of dedicated, talented and amazingly bright individuals. IAIN MCDOUGALL, TARAGENYX

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Helping to make things happen

Being a key player within Scotland’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem is a central part of our identity, and allows us a unique perpective and network of contacts within the market.

As well as advising a wide range of entrepreneurs, from successful individuals to those just starting out, we work closely with many of the organisations helping to support and create Scotland’s next generation of businesses and business leaders.

These organisations include:

Crowdcube - TThe UK's leading equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, has joined forces Harper Macleod in 2018, to target the huge potential for growth in the sector north of the Border.. Find out more

ScottishEDGE - We work closely as a partner of ScottishEDGE, the funding competition aimed at Scotland’s top early stage and high-growth businesses. Find out more

Startup Grind - Startup Grind is a global start-up community aimed at start-up and high growth companies. Harper Macleod is a partner of Startup Grind events in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Find out more

LINC - The national association for business angels in Scotland. We are a corporate partner of LINC, working to provide innovative solutions and stimulate the market for new investors and those who want to get involved. Find out more 

Entrepreneurial Spark - . Harper Macleod was the legal ambassador of Entrepreneurial Spark from 2012 until 2018 as it built the world’s largest free business accelerator for early stage and growing ventures. Find out more

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