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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.

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If you are in retirement, you will probably have given a passing thought to the possibility that, one day, you may require residential care. You might even have spoken to a professional advisor, whilst updating your will, or planning your future finances.

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