Welcome to Murray Beith Murray
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.
Changes will make young heirs a little wealthier
There is nothing as certain as death and taxes. In the same context, 2017 has prompted a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies on inheritances and inequality across and within generations.
Scottish Legal Awards Finalists
Fantastic news for our senior solicitor Caroline Pringle who has just been announced as a finalist in the Rising Star of the Year category in the 2017 Scottish Legal Awards.
Front Page of The Journal
In this month’s edition of The Journal, our Partner Ruthven Gemmell is front and centre with regards to his new appointment as President of the CCBE.
Joe Davies: No exceptions for Bonds of Caution
In my previous blog I explained the changes to Bonds of Caution, following the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016. In this blog I describe a recent example being applied.
Caroline Pringle: All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, a Junior ISA and to reduce mummy’s and daddy’s Inheritance Tax liability
Unfortunately, said no child ever or until they read this blog…
Laura Brown: Autumn statement 2016. No real surprises - good or bad.
Philip Hammond delivered his first and last Autumn statement, and announced that as of next year the UK will have an annual Budget in the Autumn. The Spring 2017 Budget will be the final Budget to be held at that time. He stated that “No other major economy makes hundreds of tax changes twice a year, and neither should we"