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.
The tax consequences of separation and divorce
Solicitors and accountants are often consulted by clients whose personal relationships are coming to an end. There are a number of specialist issues that can arise in these circumstances and some important differences between Scots law and the law of England and Wales.
Senior appointment in commercial property
Murray Beith Murray are pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Meldrum as a Senior Associate within the firm with a remit to develop our Commercial Property services.
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.
Sorry Cat and Dog Home- Is this the End to Testamentary Freedom in England?
The recent English case of Ilott v Mitson & Ors , has made headlines after a mother failed to disinherit her estranged daughter by making no provision for her in her Will.