Julie Doncaster > Harper Macleod LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Harper Macleod LLP
G1 3PE



Julie Doncaster, Inverness & Highlands Lawyer, advises clients on wills, estate and succession planning, inheritance tax advice, formation, management and termination of trusts, charity law, powers of attorney, guardianships, planning for nursing home care costs and the administration of executries. She has a particular interest in personal injury trusts and succession arrangements for business and farm owners.

Julie has successfully argued numerous high value tax cases with HMRC. She has provided opinions for high net worth personal injury cases and has advised and worked with many charities reviewing their structure and improving their day to day administration.

She regularly presents to external organisations on her specialist areas; personal injury trusts, estate and tax planning and care of the elderly and frequently contributes to legal publications on these matters.

Julie tutors on the Diploma in Legal Practice at both Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities.


LLB (Hons) with French Dip LP NP

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and executries

Noted for its ‘forensic level of detail’, Harper Macleod LLP‘s team is led by Pamela Niven in Glasgow, and undertakes an assortment of activity across complex estate planning work, taxation matters and trusts for high-net-worth individuals. Trust creation and administration matters are dealt with by Jacqueline Leslie, while Julie Doncaster in Inverness is the main point of contacts in the Highlands; various rural businesses and farmers are key clients. Also of note is new partner Kathleen Martin, who specialises in complex executries.