Welcome to Murray Beith Murray
Edinburgh firm of solicitors, Murray Beith Murray, is one of Scotland’s leading private client law firms. For over 160 years we have specialised in meeting the legal, financial and administrative needs of individuals and families, family trusts, charities and private companies.
Our aim is to provide first-rate independent advice and assist our clients in the protection and preservation of their assets. We take time to understand our clients’ circumstances and family relationships so that they make the best possible decisions for present and future generations. Our services include wills; powers of attorney; trusts; tax planning; executries; personal tax; trust administration & financial management; residential property and estate agency; rural property and countryside matters; commercial property and litigation.
Our approach to client service is friendly and responsive, and we operate with the highest standards of integrity and professional expertise.
Whether you are an existing client of the firm, or looking to find out more about our services, we hope that you find this website useful. Please contact us if you would like to discuss how we can help you.
Time may yet cool proposals on law of succession
It is a progressive government that cites a post-war intellectual German novelist in the foreword to one of its consultation papers. The Scottish Government consultation on the law of succession, however, opens its recent consultation with a reference to Thomas Mann, who famously said that “a person dying is more the survivor’s affair than their own”.
Senior appointment in rural property
Murray Beith Murray has announced the appointment of Philip Buchan as Associate within the Edinburgh-based law firm. Philip specialises in all aspects of rural property including farms, sporting estates, forests and minerals. He is interested in the use of land and property generally, agricultural law and land reform.
Something borrowed something blue…. And don’t forget something legal too
Every year hundreds of thousands of couples in the United Kingdom will enter into a legal contract with each other, which establishes rights and obligations between them. Or more romantically put, they will get married.
Inheritance Tax – Shortcomings of the New Main Residence Nil-Rate Band
In the Summer Budget, the Government formally announced their long promised plans to increase the Inheritance Tax threshold. In summary, your estate will be entitled to a new tax free allowance (the “MRNRB”) if a direct descendant inherits your home.