Murray Beith Murray

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; 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.

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Latest News

Wills made electronically are not valid - yet

Our lives are becoming increasingly “digitalised” and “paperless”. The majority of us now do all of our banking online and cheques are becoming a thing of the past.

Senior appointment in private client team

Murray Beith Murray are pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Mendelssohn as an Associate within the firm.

Latest Blog

Deeds of Variation

There has recently been extensive media coverage about the Miliband family’s use of a Deed of Variation in the mid-1990s after the death of David and Ed’s father. This blog will explain what a Deed of Variation is and how it is typically used.

Will Disputes, Robin Williams and Difficult Conversations

You may have seen recent media coverage of a dispute among the family of the late comedian, Robin Williams, regarding the distribution of his estate. It seems that the Oscar winning actor left certain personal effects, jewellery and memorabilia to his 3 children.

More Potential Changes to the Inheritance Tax treatment of Trusts

In July, I posted a Blog regarding the Government’s proposals to change the Inheritance Tax treatment of certain types of trusts. In particular, the Government suggested that there should only be a single nil-rate band available to be shared among all trusts established by the same individual after 7 June 2014.