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Edinburgh fintech firm Aveni secures £520,000 backing

Scottish fintech Aveni has secured seed investment of £520,000 for its video conferencing based AI technology, which aims to transform client interaction in financial and professional advice sectors in the new age of ‘digital client service’.

Published 3 June 2020

Harper Macleod advises on £107 million sale of manufacturer Low & Bonar in legal first

Harper Macleod has advised on the Scottish aspects of the £107 million sale of technical textiles business Low & Bonar plc to German firm Freudenberg SE, a leading player in the global market for performance materials.

Published 14 May 2020

Harper Macleod's corporate dealmakers record £50m lockdown surge

The corporate team at Harper Macleod is on course to complete more than 30 deals worth over £50 million during the lockdown period – in a positive sign that corporate Scotland is still open for business.

Published 21 April 2020

Michael Conroy: COVID-19 and NEC Contracts

With the Scottish government and the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum advising that all non-essential building sites in Scotland should close in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Harper Macleod partner Michael Conroy outlines what this means for building projects that are governed by the NEC suite of contracts.

Published 15 April 2020

Harper Macleod launches HM home room to help people be apart together

Harper Macleod has made its contribution to the national transition to working from home by launching a virtual work from home (WFH) community for everyone.

Published 27 March 2020

Kelly Fraser: What RSLs need to know about coronavirus and data protection

All organisations across the world are facing challenges as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Kelly Fraser says many Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) will be concerned about what this means for their day-to-day operations.

Published 25 March 2020

Record year sees Harper Macleod rank in top three in dealmakers table

Dealmakers at Harper Macleod broke into the top three of Scotland's dealmaking league table after a strong performance throughout 2019.

Published 10 March 2020

Harper Macleod celebrates modern apprenticeship scheme

Harper Macleod has revealed that 10 per cent of its people joined the firm through a modern apprenticeship scheme as the firm marked Scottish Apprenticeship Week by celebrating its most recent graduates.

Published 6 March 2020

Harper Macleod briefs Scottish solicitors on operation of new First Home Fund

Following on from the launch of the new First Home Fund, Harper Macleod held a special briefing for solicitors who regularly act for shared-equity scheme purchasers.

Published 4 March 2020

Harper Macleod to help Glasgow City Council drive business growth among city's SMEs

Harper Macleod has been tasked with helping to drive forward business growth in Glasgow over the next three years.

Published 21 February 2020

Harper Macleod chairman Professor Lorne Crerar receives CBE at the Palace

Professor Lorne Crerar, chairman of Harper Macleod, has been presented with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) honour in an Investiture ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

Published 13 February 2020

Harper Macleod advises Scottish EDGE on £500,000 prize pot boost

Harper Macleod has advised Scottish EDGE, the funding competition for the country's most ambitious entrepreneurs, on a deal which saw £500,000 added to the prize pot courtesy of Scottish Enterprise.

Published 11 February 2020

Peter McLuckie joins Harper Macleod in Elgin

Harper Macleod has recruited Peter McLuckie, formerly legal and compliance director at Baxters Food Group, as a senior associate in its Elgin office.

Published 29 January 2020

Harper Macleod partner Chris Kerr named as one of UK's Hot 100 lawyers

Chris Kerr, a partner in the corporate team at Harper Macleod who has been at the forefront of the firm's growth in the Highlands, Islands and Moray, has been named as one of the UK’s "most daring, innovative and creative lawyers" by a legal publication.

Published 28 January 2020

Harper Macleod wins role to advise Scotland's biggest landowner

Harper Macleod has won a competitive tender to be appointed as principal adviser to Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS), the country’s biggest landowner, on a wide range of legal services.

Published 16 January 2020