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; employment 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.
Employment & Litigation Paralegal/ PA
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Paralegal / PA to an exciting new role which has been devised to support our Employment & Litigation Team.
Though a legal 'one-stop shop' has its attractions, a generalist might be a better choice for most
Somewhat bizarrely, the legal profession has allowed the label "Family Law" to be hijacked by those with perhaps a rather more cynical view towards the very concept of "family".
Sheriff's ruling casts doubt on powers of attorney
Thousands of power of attorney in Scotland may be ruled invalid following a ruling by a sheriff.
Powers of Attorney
A Power of Attorney is a Deed in which an Adult appoints someone else to make decisions or take action on their behalf. In a recent case at Glasgow Sheriff Court, Sheriff Baird decided that a particular Power of Attorney prepared by the Clydesdale Bank was invalid.
Changes to the right to request flexible working
The new Flexible Working Regulations 2014 came into force on 30 June 2014. These Regulations will change the flexible working rules in the UK.
Case law update
Within the last month the European Court of Justice (the ECJ) has issued two decisions in connection with holiday pay.