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Murray Beith Murray is a leading Scottish private client law firm.

For over 170 years we have specialised in meeting the legal, financial and administrative needs of individuals and families, family trusts, charities and private companies.

Keeping on top of estate planning during the COVID-19 lockdown

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If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is the importance of being prepared for any eventuality.  At the present time, many individuals are understandably worried about their business, property, savings, and personal assets.  Having worked incredibly hard during your lifetime to build up your estate, it is entirely reasonable to worry about what Coronavirus may mean for you and your loved ones.  The important point to remember through all of this is that you can put in place measures to protect your estate at any time, assuming you have the capacity to do so.  The peace of mind afforded by making even small steps towards effective estate planning cannot be underestimated.  Remember too, specialists in estate planning law are here to help and guide you through the process of working out a suitable strategy and then putting it in place without delay. In this article, we will explain just three of the estate planning mechanisms you should consider and implement to mitigate the potential effects of Coronavirus.

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How to have a legally productive lockdown: Self-isolation Schedule - Part Two

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Following on from Part One of Murray Beith Murray’s “Self-isolation Schedule” blog, we suggest the second task to help you have a legally productive lockdown:

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How do I sign my Will or Power of Attorney during the Covid-19 outbreak?

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In what is an unprecedented time, it is important that you can continue to manage your personal legal affairs in the most efficient way possible and feel supported in doing so. Lawyers throughout Scotland – and indeed globally – are thinking fast about ways in which various deeds can be finalised whilst adhering to the social distancing rules amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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Foreign power of attorney – what are they and are they valid in Scotland?

peterRecent figures from the National Records of Scotland predict a 23.2 per cent rise in the number of pensioners by 2043. Chief executive of Age Scotland, Brian Sloan, said that while it’s welcome news that we’re living longer, ‘we need to do more to prepare’. A way in which we can do this is by becoming more conscious of safeguarding our affairs, particularly for when we are no longer capable of making decisions for ourselves. 

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It may be a small world but legal requirements are broad

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Murray Beith Murray Associate, Caroline Pringle, expands on her recent blog in The Scotsman today and considers if those with international interests can rely on their Powers of Attorney to be recognised abroad. Read the full article below:

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