Autumn is the season of traditions. The clocks go back, spooky season comes and goes, the Christmas lights go up, and, perhaps the most eagerly anticipated tradition, the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement is delivered.
Murray Beith Murray Private Client Partner, Peter Shand appeared in The Scotsman last week, explaining how the tv show 'Succession' is sometimes not that far from the truth when inheritance and succession squabbles arise. Read the full article below, republished by kind permission of The Scotsman:
Murray Beith Murray are named by eprivateclient this week in the ‘2023 eprivateclient Top Law Firms’ rankings. eprivateclient are specialist news providers for practitioners and compile annual rankings from analysis of 150 of the UK’s best law firms.
Murray Beith Murray has been recognised this week, by The Legal 500 UK 2024, as a Tier 2 legal practice for ‘Personal tax, trusts and executries’, ‘Contentious trusts and probate’ and ‘Agriculture and Estates’, one of the few Scottish private client law firms to be acknowledged in the top two tiers for all three core practice areas.
I like to think that those in my profession dispense wisdom and wise counsel. I don’t know if Agatha Christie was referring to lawyers when she said: “Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it.” If she was referencing the legal world, then she was almost certainly talking about our sometimes fruitless passion to ensure people put effective Wills in place.