Harper Macleod LLP

01463 798777

Harper Macleod is a leading independent Scottish law firm with offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Lerwick and Thurso, offering a full range of commercial and personal legal services across Scotland, the UK and further afield. At Harper Macleod, it's all about you, not us. We put your needs at the heart of everything we do. We believe that your success determines our success and because no two clients are the same to us, we'll work harder than anyone else to understand your needs and objectives. You need problem solvers and advisers, not just lawyers. Our inquisitive nature means you can be sure we'll get under the skin of your business or personal related matter and provide you with an effective solution. It's this drive that sets us apart and delivers a better outcome for you or your organisation.

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Anonymous Added 1 month ago Report to admin
July 10, 2019 20190710110149

First class service


First class service explaining the various aspects of making a will.

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Patricia Added 1 month ago Report to admin
July 09, 2019 20190709153532

Excellent service on all occasions


I've used Harper Macleod for both selling and purchasing of property. They have provided an excellent service on all occasions. I also had the pleasure to deal with the firm on the administration of my late fathers estate. The caring professional attitude made a difficult time more bearable.

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John & Janette
John & Janette Added 1 month ago Report to admin
July 09, 2019 20190709152624

Approachable, personable and friendly


From our first meeting with Elizabeth Wilson we felt in very good hands. She listened well and understood our needs exactly, especially as, moving from England, this was our first purchase under Scottish law. She was approachable, personable and friendly while remaining entirely professional throughout. From our viewpoint the service could not have been better.

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Marc & Jessica
Marc & Jessica Added 1 month ago Report to admin
July 09, 2019 20190709152402

Brilliant from start to finish


Elizabeth Wilson (Inverness) was brilliant from start to finish. We were always kept well informed with the progress of our purchase and felt very satisfied with the overall service.

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Sara-Jane Added 1 month ago Report to admin
July 09, 2019 20190709151528

Fantastic and personal service


A huge thank you to Gary Campbell and his team for a fantastic and personal service.

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Alison Added 1 month ago Report to admin
July 09, 2019 20190709151324

Susan Breen was very helpful


Susan Breen was very helpful, made it all stress free. Big thank you to her

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Rik Added 4 months ago 2 found this helpful Report to admin
March 29, 2019 20190329132029



Most expensive excel spreadsheet I’ve had the misfortune to encounter. The free sweets, crayons and logo’d tat in reception comes at a price.
Good link sales (wills and conveyancing) - must have been the easiest case his opposite number has had. His first divorce case and it showed.
Without an inheritance I would be homeless thanks to this shoddy outfit.

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Mary Added 1 month ago Report to admin This review is for a different branch.
July 10, 2019 20190710113848

Always been very satisfied with the service provided


I have been a customer over many years for business and personal matters. I have always been very satisfied with the service provided and have found everyone I have dealt with to be both friendly yet always professional.

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Kenneth Added 1 month ago Report to admin This review is for a different branch.
July 10, 2019 20190710113540

Extremely impressed and satisfied with the professionalism and service


We have been extremely impressed and satisfied with the professionalism and service we have recieved from Harper Macleod LLP in their Inverness and Glasgow office and would happily recommend to others.

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Anonymous Added 1 month ago Report to admin This review is for a different branch.
July 10, 2019 20190710113242

Delighted to be a client of the firm


I was extremely pleased at how I was looked after at Harper Macleod, and I'm delighted to be a client of the firm.

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Dave Added 1 year ago Report to admin
May 01, 2018
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Dave MacDonald


Provides legal services from the small personal through to large business.

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Martin Added 8 months ago Report to admin This review is for a different branch.
December 19, 2018
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Martin Queally


Very good service provided and so friendly too!

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Raymond Added 9 months ago 2 found this helpful Report to admin This review is for a different branch.
November 16, 2018
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Raymond Strathearn


After reading the reviews I am delighted I will not be pursuing my losses with this company. Victoria came on the phone didn't know the facts of the matter at all. The only fact she did know was her fee, then at the end of the call saying "bye-bye" in a sarcastic high voice...like she had won the conversation...Anyone reading this please use Digby Brown they care more about the clients losses, rather than money-making.

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Harper Macleod LLP responded to this review on 16 November, 2018

Hi Raymond, Thank you for getting in touch to let us know you were not satisfied with the service you received. We have passed your message onto our team for review and if you would like to discuss the matter further please get in touch at marketing@harpermacleod.co.uk. Thank you.

Christopher Added 9 months ago 1 found this helpful Report to admin This review is for a different branch.
November 02, 2018
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Christopher Scarr


Criminal lawyer

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Sara Added 1 year ago 1 found this helpful Report to admin This review is for a different branch.
April 08, 2018
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Sara Shaw


Stay well away, completely unprofessional unethical company. Phoned and emailed after an initial meeting got no response and then got sent a letter with huge bill for work not requested or discussed with no discussion of price beforehand.

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About This Branch


In 1988, Lorne Crerar and another young partner in a Glasgow court firm took a couple of support staff and converted its business division, which had recently started, into a separate commercial practice. The new start was Harpers, which subsequently took over a niche corporate firm called Macleods, to become Harper Macleod. In 2002, Martin Darroch joined the firm as Finance Director and was appointed Chief Executive in 2006 - Harper Macleod was the first firm in Scotland to appoint a non-lawyer chief executive - with the now Professor Crerar as Chairman. Over the years the firm went from strength to strength, expanding its footprint all over Scotland. In 2014, the firm took over niche private client practice, Bird Semple, to significantly extend its offering in personal legal services. Today, Harper Macleod is one of the largest professional partnerships in Scotland, serving clients and their interests in Scotland, the UK and beyond and generating in excess of £26 million in turnover - a figure that has consistently grown regardless of the economic backdrop.

Legal Services
  • Pregnancy and Gynaecology Injury Claims
  • Workplace Slip and Trip
  • Children's Accident
  • Declarations of trusts
  • Wills
  • Unfair Dismissal Claims
  • Burns, Scars and Lacerations At Work
  • Evicting Squatters and Trespassers
  • Gardening Leave
  • Accident Abroad
  • Right to Manage
  • Marriage and civil partnerships
  • Fall From Height
  • Defective Medical Device Claims
  • Equal Pay Disputes
  • Cohabitation agreements and disputes
  • Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Planning
  • Accidents In Public Places
  • Misdiagnosed Miscarriage Claims
  • Supermarket Accident
  • Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Debt and Bankruptcy
  • Tax Compliance Services
  • Ophthalmic Negligence Claims
  • Head Injury At Work
  • Lasting power of attorney
  • Remortgaging
  • Unpaid Rent, Service or Ground Charges
  • Tax
  • Asset protection and tax mitigation
  • Child Maintenance
  • Second charges
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Whiplash
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Litigation Law
  • Separation
  • Right of Way and Rights to Light
  • Service Charge Disputes
  • Family Leave
  • Dental Negligence Claims
  • Skiing Injury
  • Libel and Defamation
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Lease Extensions
  • Employment Law
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Vibration White Finger
  • Group B Streptococcus Claims
  • Stroke Misdiagnosis Claims
  • GP Negligence Claims
  • TUPE
  • Oral Cancer Claims
  • Road Traffic Accident
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Harassment/Bullying at Work
  • Restorative Dentistry Claims
  • Military
  • Car Accident
  • Mesothelioma Compensation
  • Disputed Wills
  • HMRC Tax Investigations and Disputes
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Skin Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Child Arrangements Following Divorce
  • Tenant Eviction
  • Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claims
  • Possession and repossession proceedings
  • Accident and Emergency Claims
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome Claims
  • Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Stress at Work
  • Housing Associations
  • Sepsis Negligence Claims
  • Child Custody
  • Flexible Working
  • Right of First Refusal
  • Divorce
  • Investment and buy to let properties
  • Laser Eye Surgery Claims
  • Neighbour Disputes
  • Consumer Rights
  • Accountants
  • Diabetes Claims
  • Tax Advisory Services
  • Asbestos Lung Cancer
  • Eye Surgery Claims
  • Nerve Injury Claims
  • Adoption, Surrogacy, Care and Special Guardianship
  • Blood Transfusion Claims
  • Trusts
  • Medical Negligence
  • Disciplinary Hearings
  • Family Mediation
  • Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Knee Replacement Claims
  • Unmarried Couples' Rights
  • Social Services
  • Pay Issue
  • Transfer of title
  • Fatal Accident
  • Asbestos Compensation
  • Welfare Issues After Serious Injury
  • Transfers of equity
  • Head and Brain Injury
  • Property Holding Structures
  • Employment Contracts
  • Deeds of Gifts
  • Professional Negligence law
  • Laser Treatment Claims
  • Dispute resolution - civil mediation
  • Cochlear Implant Claims
  • Extending your Lease
  • Surgical and Transvaginal Mesh Claims
  • Collaborative Law
  • Birth Injury Claims
  • Surgery Compensation Claims
  • Litigation - M&A and warranty disputes
  • Elderly care
  • Parental responsibility, paternity disputes, surrogacy
  • Financial advisors
  • Transfers of parts of land
  • Renting and Tenancy Agreements
  • Fertility Negligence Claims
  • Restrictive Covenants, Easements and Wayleaves
  • Child contact
  • Valuers
  • Children
  • Holiday Pay Issues
  • Accident At Work
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Hospital Negligence Claims
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Failed Sterilisation Claims
  • Maternity and Paternity
  • Spinal Injury Compensation
  • Benefits Available To Asbestos Victims
  • IT professionals
  • Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme
  • Pleural Thickening
  • Cerebral Palsy Claims
  • Bowel Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Probate
  • Constructive/Unfair Dismissal
  • Surveyors
  • Senior Executives
  • Cohabitation and Unmarried Relationships
  • Cosmetic Dentistry Claims
  • Professional trustees
  • Part Time Workers
  • Tinnitus
  • Child Relocation After Divorce
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy
  • Matrimonial transfers
  • Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement Claims
  • Repetitive Strain Injury
  • Chronic Pain
  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
  • Pleural Plaques (Scotland)
  • Freehold Enfranchisement
  • Professional Negligence
  • Discrimination at Work
  • Litigation - Product liability claims
  • Pedestrian Accident
  • Trusts
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Children's Serious Injury
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Amputation Negligence Claims
  • Injunctions
  • Dental Negligence
  • Dilapidation Claims
  • Litigation - Breach of contract
  • Faulty Defibrillator Claims
  • Anaesthetic Awareness Claims
  • Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Fixed Fee Divorce
  • Housing Management
  • Sports Injury
  • Leasehold properties
  • Serious Injury
  • Purchase and Sale
  • Barristers
  • Periodontal Disease Claims
  • Amputation
  • Employee Team Moves
  • Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Family law
  • Engineers
  • Litigation - Property litigation claims
  • Birth Defect and Wrongful Birth Claims
  • Child Abduction
  • Fatal Medical Negligence Claims and Inquests
  • Horse Riding Injury
  • Litigation - Insurance disputes
  • Disputed Trusts
  • Child Law
  • Property Disputes
  • Architects
  • Asbestosis
  • Tax consultants
  • Exclusivity and lock-out agreements
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Financial Matters
  • Deeds of easements, variation, deeds of rectifications
  • Notary
  • Residential Conveyancing
  • Nerve Damage Claims
  • Orthopaedic Negligence Claims
  • Tenancy Breaches, Injunctions and Forfeiture Claims
  • Consumer Disputes
  • Redundancy
  • Service Charge Recovery
  • Option agreements and conditional contracts
  • Motorbike Accident
  • Inheritance Act claims
  • Pension Law
  • Child Access
  • Elderly care home fees
  • Meningitis Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Bus and Coach Accident
  • Breast Surgery Compensation Claims
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Out Of Court Divorce
  • Gym Injury Compensation
  • Matrimonial finance
  • Insurance brokers
  • New home purchases and sales
  • Against The Council
  • C. Difficile Claims
  • Stillbirth Compensation Claims
  • Testicular Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Motor Insurance Policy
  • Pancreatic Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Accidents At Sea And Cruise Injury
  • Lung Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Birth Injury To Mother Claims
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dermal Filler Compensation Claims
  • Litigation - Trust and pension issues
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Cosmetic Surgery Claims
  • Cycling Accident
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fatal Asbestos
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • Children Act proceedings
  • Medical Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Professional Discipline
  • Civil partnerships
  • No Win No Fee
  • UK Employment Laws
  • MRSA Claims
  • Pension and property advice
  • Tribunal Claims
  • Disputed Probate
  • Separation Agreement
  • Housing disputes
  • Spinal Surgery Claims
  • Broken Bone Or Fracture
  • Defective Work Equipment
  • Back Injury At Work
  • Car Passenger
  • Media and Sports
  • Manual Handling
  • Pressure Sore Claims
  • Sorin Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Claims
  • Industrial Disease Compensation
  • Divorce After A Brain Or Other Serious Injury
  • Repossessions
  • Injunctions
  • Annulment
  • Purchase of development land
  • Asset Tracing
  • Development plot sales
  • Energy
  • Credit Control
  • Developer disputes
  • Charities
  • Sales or purchases of shops, factories, warehouses, offices and licensed premises
  • Aviation
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Design rights and product designs
  • Employment of farm workers
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Debt Recovery
  • Summary Judgment
  • GDPR
  • Mis-sold Interest Rate Swap Agreements
  • Agricultural land for sale or development
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Franchising
  • Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy
  • Construction and engineering dispute resolution
  • Corporate finance
  • Maritime and Shipping
  • Insurance
  • Statutory Demands
  • Environmental policy law
  • Employment - business
  • Banking
  • Contract law
  • Engineering contracts
  • Buying and selling a farm
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Corporate Law
  • Guarantees and bonds
  • Purchase and Sale Of Commercial Property
  • Due diligence audits for banks and other financial institutions
  • Facility maintenance agreements
  • Merchandising and sponsorship
  • Commercial contracts for farming businesses
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy
  • Development agreements
  • Intellectual Property Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Crane oversailing and scaffolding licences
  • Data Protection
  • Copyright
  • Contracts for the supply, installation and maintenance of specialist mechanical and electrical plant
  • Health and Safety
  • Development loan facilities
  • Investment purchases and Buy to Let
  • Rights of way issues
  • In-house training
  • Equestrian property
  • Dealing with intellectual property infringements
  • Intellectual Property
  • Small businesses
  • Trade Marks and Designs
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Finance
  • Farming disputes
  • Slander
  • Share option schemes
  • Commercial mortgages
  • Business structures and joint ventures
  • Planning law
  • Licensing
  • Sales and Purchases
  • Personality and Image Rights
  • Warranties, third party rights and reliance letters
  • Environment
  • Construction
  • Confidential Information, Know-How and Trade Secrets
  • Commercial Litigation Matters
  • Unfair Loan Charges
  • Management buyouts
  • Partnership and LLP law
  • Patents
  • Commercial Contracts and Agreements
  • Tax
  • Commercial Leases
  • Building contracts and professional appointments
  • Veterinary negligence
  • Commercial Law
  • Farm partnerships and corporate structures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Framework agreements
  • Competition law
  • Agency agreements
  • Setting up a business
  • Mediation
  • Computer and IT Law
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
  • Domain Names
  • Advertising and Marketing Compliance

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