Scottish Law Firms

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Aberdeen

Bruce MacDonald & Co: 3 Albert Street, Aberdeen AB25 1XX. Tel: 01224-939036. Fax: 01224-643334. Litigation lawyer but also does traditional chambers work such as conveyancing and executries. Email:bruce@brucemacdonald.fsnet.co.uk

James & George Collie: 1 East Craibstone Street, Aberdeen. Tel: 01224-581581. Fax: 01224-580119. General practice, including commercial transactions and contract law, house purchase rental and sale, court work and debt collection, trade disputes, executries, labour law and general legal practice work. 7 Partners and 1 Associate. Email: info@jgcollie.co.uk

Ledingham Chalmers Solicitors: Johnstone House, 52-54 Rose Street, Aberdeen AH10 1HA. Tel: 01224-408510. Fax: 01224-408402. Website:www.ledinghamchalmers.com. A list of partners is available on the website. Email: mail@ledinghamchalmers.com

Paul & Williamsons: Investment House, 6 Union Row, Aberdeen AB10 1DQ. Tel: 01224-621-621. Fax: 01224-640-446. A full service law firm with a strong commercial emphasis and offices in Aberdeen and Edinburgh. The firm’s principal areas of work covers corporate services, property services, dispute services, and private client services. Further details at www.paull-williamsons.co.uk. 30 Partners. Email:GABuchan@paull-williamsons.co.uk

Maclay Murray & Spens: 66 Queens Road, Aberdeen AB15 4YE. Tel: 01224-356-130. Fax: 01224-356-131. Full Service practice; however, firm specializes in Corporate, Litigation & Property. Other departments include EU, Competition & Regulatory, IP & Technology and Employment. Offices also in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Email: magnus.swanson@mms.co.uk

Argyll

Anderson Banks & Company: 22 Argyll Square, Oban, PA34 4AT. Tel: 01631-563158 also 01631-564502 Fax: 01631-565459. Also at Station Buildings, Fort William. Tel: 01397-700988. Also at Balivanich, Benbecula, Western Isles. Tel: 01870-602061. Practice includes conveyancing, executry, collection cases, criminal cases, estate cases, crofting and licensing. 5 Partners. Email: info@andersonban.co.uk

Hosack & Sutherland: Queens Building, George Street, Oban PA34 5RZ. Tel: 01631-562308. Fax: 01631-564983. General practice including estate cases, trade disputes, property transactions, divorce, executry business, court work and conveyancing. 3 Partners and 1 qualified assistant. Email:mail@hosacks.co.uk

Dumfries

Gillespie Gifford & Brown: 135 Irish Street, Dumfries DG1 2NT. Tel: 01387-255351. Fax: 01387-257306. General practice including conveyancing, estate agency, executry, court, accident and general claims, debts, trade disputes, criminal and estate cases. 1 Partner. 2 Assistants. Email: mail@ggblew.co.uk

Edinburgh

Brodies, WS: 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 8HA. Tel: 0131-228-3777. Fax: 0131-228-3878. General practice, civil and commercial litigation, with partners specializing in employment law, patents, trademarks, personal injury litigation, investment, finance, and real estate. 63 Partners. Email:mailbox@brodies.com

Campbell Smith WS: 21 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EN. Tel: 0131-556-3737. Fax: 0131-473-7700. General practice including collection cases, trade disputes, estate cases, estate agents, conveyancing, court work, notarial work. 5 Partners.Email:mailbox@camsmith.co.uk

Connor Malcolm: 1 Inverleith Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 5HN. Tel: 0131-557-6566. Complete legal service including the marketing of property, financial advice, domestic and commercial conveyancing and all varieties of litigation including custody disputes and matrimonial affairs, plus Corporate Law. Email:mailroom@connermalcolm.com

Dickson Minto, WS: 16 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DF. Tel: 0131-225-4455. Fax: 0131-225-2712. General practice; however, firm specializes in Company Law. Firm has ability to correspond in German and French. 11 Partners. Office also in Glasgow. Email: dicksonminto@dnws.com

HBJ Gateley Wareing: Exchange Tower, 19 Canning Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EH. Tel: 0131 228 2400. Fax: 0131 222 9800. For a full list of services please visit : www.hbjgateleywareing.com/ or email:info@hbj-gw.com. Also with offices in Glasgow, Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham.

Lindsays, WS: Caledonian Exchange, 19A Canning Street Tel: 0131-229-1212. Deals with all types of legal work including: Buying and selling of houses, litigation, commercial conveyancing, company law, executry estates, wills, personal representation. 23 Partners. Email: mail@lindsays.co.uk

Maclay Murray & Spens: 3 Glenfinlas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6AQ. Tel: 0131-226-5196. Fax: 0131-226-3174. Full Service practice; however, firm specializes in Corporate, Litigation & Property. Other departments include EU, Competition & Regulatory, IP & Technology and Employment. Offices also in Glasgow and Aberdeen. Email: magnus.swanson@mms.co.uk

Morton Fraser: 30-31 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JX. Tel: 0131-247-1000. (And 176 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5SG). Corporate and commercial law firm with strong private client practice. 31 Partners. General practice including company and commercial work and property, executory and trust work, estate cases. Also offers relocation services for corporations. Email: infodesk@morton-fraser.com Website:http://www.morton-fraser.com.

Shepherd & Wederburn, WS: Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2ET. Tel: 0131-228-9900. Fax: 0131-228-1222. General practice including collection cases, estate cases, trade disputes, all areas of corporate, commercial and property law, court work and tax. Proficient in French and German. 26 Partners. Email: mail.desk@shepwedd.co.uk

Tods Murray, WS: 66 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 4NE. Tel: 0131-226-4771. Fax: 0131-225-3676. General practice including company commercial, financial and banking, conveyancing, commercial property developments, trusts and civil litigation in the Court of Session (High Court). 29 Partners. Email:maildesk@todsmurray.co.uk

Turcan Connell: Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh EH3 9EE. Tel: 0131-228-8111. Fax: 0131-228-8118. Legal, financial and investment services to private clients, particularly those with international affairs; includes advice on asset protection, inheritance, family law, litigation, employment law, financial planning, investment management, property transactions. Email: enquiries@turcanconnell.comWebsite:www.turcanconnell.com

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie, WS: 4 Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4HT. Tel: 0131-225-4181. Fax: 0131-225-1678. Estate cases, trusts, conveyancing, corporate law, collection cases and general civil law practice. 15 Partners. Email: djb@wjm.co.uk Website: www.wjm.co.uk

Fife (Dundee & Perth)

Ross & Connel, WS: 10 Viewfield Terrace, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7JH. Tel: 01383-721156. Fax: 01383-721150. General practice including collection cases, trade disputes, estate cases, private and commercial property purchases and sales, and estate agency services. Branch office in Inverkeithing handles criminal case work and civil litigation. 5 Partners. Email: hshort@ross.connel.co.uk

Thorntons, W.S: 50 Castle Street, Dundee DD1 3RU . Tel: 01382-229111. Legal practice specializing in Agricultural and Landed Estates, Commercial and Corporate, Private Client, Litigation and Residential Property matters. 29 Partners. Email: dundee@thornton-law.co.uk

Glasgow

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie, WS: 302 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RZ. Tel: 0141-248-3434. Fax: 0141-221-1226. Estate cases, trusts, conveyancing, corporate law, collection cases and general civil law practice. 15 Partners. Email: enquiries@wjm.co.uk

Biggart Baillie: Dalmore House, 310 St. Vincent St. Glasgow G2 5QR. Tel: 0141-228-8000. Fax: 0141-228-8310. (Contact partner: David C. H. Ross). General practice but particular areas of work include company and commercial law, banking, shipping and building contract law, commercial and domestic conveyancing, civil litigation, trust and executry work taxation. Edinburgh Office: 7 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AP. Tel: 0131-226-5541, Fax: 0131-226-2278. (Contact partner: David H. Kidd). 21 Partners.Email:info@biggartbaillie.co.uk

Dickson Minto, WS: 18 Blythswood Square, Glasgow G2 4BG. Tel: 0141-229-4455. Fax: 0141-229-2712. General practice; however, firm specializes in Company Law. Firm has ability to correspond in German and French. 11 Partners.Office also in Edinburgh. Email: dicksonminto@dnws.com

First Permit Limited: Russack Brae, Main Street, Drymen, Glasgow G63 0BG. Tel: 01360-660-146. Email USHelp@firstpermit.com. Websitewww.ukworkpermit.info. Specialist advisers in immigration and work permits. Authorized by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner to provide such advice and services. Experience working with US nationals and businesses.Email: richard@firstpermit.com

Maclay Murray & Spens: 151 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5NJ. Tel: 0141-248-5011. Fax: 0141-248-5819. Full Service practice; however, firm specializes in Corporate, Litigation & Property. Other departments include EU, Competition & Regulatory, IP & Technology and Employment. Offices also in Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Marks & Clerk: 19 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AE. Tel: 0141-221-5767. Fax: 0141-221-7739. General practice including all forms of work relating to patents, designs, copyright, trademarks and licensing thereof. 5 Partners. Email: Glasgow@marks-clerk.com

McClure Naismith: 292 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5TQ. Tel: 0141-204-2700. Fax: 0141-248-3998. Also Edinburgh Office: 49 Queen Street, Edinburgh. EH2 3NH. Tel: 0131-220-1002. Fax: 0131-220-1003. General practice including all fields of law. 19 Partners.Email:Glasgow@mcclurenaismith.com

Rosslyn Mitchell Taylor & Ramsay: 4 Lynedoch Crescent, Glasgow G3 6QE. Tel: 0141-332-7824. Fax: 0141-332-9446. General practice including company law, property, conveyancing, court work (civil and criminal). 2 Partners.

Inverness

Anderson Shaw & Gilbert: York House, 20 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ED. Tel: 01463-236123 or 01463-236126. Fax: 01463-711083. General practice including all branches of law but mainly trust and executry work, purchase and sale of property, litigation and setting up of companies and partnerships. 8 Partners. Email: reception@solicitorsinverness.com

Innes & Mackay: 19 Union Street, Inverness. Tel: 01463-232273. Fax: 01463-243091. General practice including collection cases, criminal, estates and trade disputes. 7 Partners. Email:chris@innesmackay.com

MacArthur & Co: 7 Ardross Street, Inverness IV3 5PL. Tel: 01463-234445. Fax: 01463-224995. General practice including commercial and licensing law, commercial and domestic conveyancing, estate agency, executry and trust, trade disputes, civil and criminal court work. 3 Partners. Email:law@macarthur.co.uk

Paisley and Greenock

Wright Johnston & Mackenzie: 302 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RZ. Tel: 0141-248-3434. Fax: 0141-221-1226. Estate cases, trusts, conveyancing, corporate law, collection cases and general practice. 11 Partners. Email: inquiries@wjm.co.uk

Macnairs Soliciters: 43 High Street, Paisley PA1 2AJ. Tel: 0141-887-5181. General practice including court work, conveyancing, executry, trusts etc. 3 Partners.Email: law@macnairs.co.uk

Neill Clerk & Murray: 3 Ardgowan Square, Greenock PA16 8NG. Tel: 01475-724522. Fax: 01475-784339. General practice including financial, commercial, collection cases, trade disputes, estate cases. 13 Partners.Email:nmg@neilclerkmurray.co.uk

Stirling

Hill & Robb: 3 Pitt Terrace, Stirling FK8 2EY. Tel: 01786-450985. Fax: 01786-451360. General practice including company law, conveyancing and estate cases. 5 Partners.Email: info@hillandrobb.co.uk