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.
Fraser Scott: Planning key to life with dementia
It’s easy to accept a challenge when it seems a long way off. The recent Edinburgh Marathon, coinciding closely with Dementia Awareness Week, inspired one of my friends to get involved, and he has signed up for next year’s race. He is planning to raise funds for Alzheimer Scotland. I admire his commitment, and I am certain he will do very well, but I fear he underestimates how demanding the 26.2-mile run next May will be.
On Wednesday, the Chancellor delivered to Parliament what many anticipated would be his most difficult Budget yet. Against the backdrop of an impending EU referendum and with growth forecasts now lower than he had predicted previously, Mr Osborne gave away very little but still found room to offer tax cuts for small businesses, incentivise saving for the under-40s and reduce the rate of capital gains tax. The Chancellor declared this “a Budget for the next generation” and you can find our usual summary of his announcements below
Scottish Legal Awards
Murray Beith Murray are pleased to announce that the firm has been shortlisted for the 'Excellence in Client Care' category for the Scottish Legal Awards that takes place in March 2016.
The 2016/17 horseracing jump season starts with the Sandown Park Gold Cup meeting in April before focusing on events in Musselburgh, Kelso, Ayr, Perth and Aintree to name a few. Appearing like the first swallow of Spring, it is at this time of year that I am reminded of the High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013.