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.
We are continuing to develop our tax department by welcoming our newly appointed Tax Manager Kerry MacBeth.
Murray Beith Murray is delighted to announce several promotions across various departments.
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.
Laura Brown: A Political Decision Which May Pay Dividends
What looked to be the longest Finance Bill in history has been whittled down to a shadow of its former self with the Government deciding to remove a staggering 72 of the planned 135 clauses which equates to over half of the Finance Bill being postponed until after the UK General Election in June.
Sophie Napier: Don’t Risk Missing Out - What You Need to Know About the Residence Nil Rate Band
The RNRB is a significant change to the existing inheritance tax framework and a very valuable tax relief. If the RNRB is fully utilised on the death of a surviving spouse in the 2020/21 tax year, the potential inheritance tax saving would be £140,000.
Laura Brown: Spring Budget 2017 Summary
Personal Allowance – The government reaffirmed its commitment to raise the personal allowance to £12,500 which has been confirmed with the personal allowance increasing to £11,500 from April 2017.