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Our ability to provide high quality legal services, and as an investor in the advancement of our Partners and staff, have led to us achieving a number of accreditations and recognitions.
Our expertise and ability to provide high quality legal services, and as an investor in the advancement of our Partners and staff, have led to us achieving a number of accreditations and recognitions.
Chambers & Partners and Legal500 Rankings
"Ken consistently delivers for our business. He is prepared to offer advice that we don't always want to hear but which is necessary and commercially astute."
‘Ian Macdonald has spent years trying to demystify legal jargon for his clients, helping them to fully understand what they are stepping into, whether it is trusts, wills or succession planning. Graham Murray has developed an excellence in the financial sector which he uses to provide an all-round service to his clients.’
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has noted expertise in undertaking development work for independent developers of onshore wind projects in Scotland. Planning is a key pillar of the practice, as are property matters, such as those relating to infrastructure sharing and ICP grid connections. Other areas of focus include agricultural, rural and crofting law. Andy McFarlane leads the practice.
‘Responsive and commercial, with good collaboration between different departments.’
‘Andrew McFarlane is responsive and commercial.’
‘A very strong team which includes property, planning, litigation and corporate lawyers.’
Notable practitioners include Angus MacLeod and Martin O'Neill.
Martin O'Neill is noted for his adept representation of franchisors and franchisees in a range of commercial matters, including licence renewals and franchise expansions. He advises on franchises across a range of industries, particularly leisure, retail and food. "He has good legal knowledge and pays attention to the details."
Notable practitioner Fraser Gillies enjoys a healthy reputation in the renewable energy sector, with a key focus being the onshore wind sector. He is well versed in planning appeals and inquiries.
"Fraser has provided high-level strategic planning advice on a number of issues over the last year. The advice is always well considered and detailed to inform strategic business decisions."
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has a track record of conducting proceedings in both the Court of Session and the Sheriff Court, spanning child issues, cohabitation claims, divorce and separation agreements, as well as pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Practice head Tom Quail frequently handles complex financial provision issues, whereas Roger Mackenzie fuses matrimonial know-how with expertise in adoption-related matters.
Law Society of Scotland Accredited Specialists