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Coping with the death of a family member or loved one is a stressful and upsetting time. The team at MacRoberts is trained to handle matters sensitively and with the utmost care, ensuring that we deal with the legalities relating to winding up an estate promptly, efficiently and with the minimum of upheaval for those who are grieving.

Our Experience and Expertise

With considerable expertise in administration and issues relating to large and often complex estates, our estate planning team brings a level of knowledge and empathetic understanding to estate administration following a death where tensions can often arise.  

We can advise on:

  • Estates with multi-jurisdictional issues.
  • Estates with complex outstanding liabilities and possible insolvency issues.
  • Estates involving Heritage assets, applications for conditional exemption and making offers in lieu.
  • Estates containing businesses and farming partnerships raising agricultural and business property relief issues.
  • Executory administration and negotiations with HMRC in respect of claims for Agricultural Property Relief, Business Property Relief and claims for gifts out of excess income.
  • "Our overall impressions are of a company who are on the way up without losing sight of the personal touch."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The team is very approachable and flexible. It provides a wide range of expertise and is well integrated, meaning that an inquiry will always be dealt with by the most appropriate person. That gives confidence in the advice being given and also that any initial contact will be appropriately dealt with in a helpful, efficient and professional manner."

    Legal 500
  • "They are very professional and organised. Everyone was friendly and accommodating, and they knew what they were doing."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Extremely professional team that works together to provide good client outcomes. Highly knowledgeable and very client-focused."

    Legal 500
  • "The team is very approachable and with a wealth of experience in their field. They are approachable and are quick to establish good working relationships with their clients."

    Legal 500
  • "Exceptional technical knowledge and client service - undoubtedly and easily one of the best firms I work with."

    Legal 500
  • "The firm goes the extra mile to ensure quality outcomes for clients."

    Legal 500
  • "Good, stable team"

    Chambers High Net Worth
  • "Exceptional service; nothing goes unanswered, it's a quick turnaround and they have an exceptional understanding of private client needs. They have a good knack of explaining to clients in non-legalese what their options are."

    Chambers High Net Worth
  • "Excellent strength in depth."

    Legal 500
  • "Very switched-on and conscientious."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "It's all been very smooth - I am happy working with them."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

Real Estate at MacRoberts

Our award-winning Property team has not only the specialist legal knowledge required to assist our clients, but also the sector experience and practical know-how acquired through many years of working on a wide variety of high-profile real estate projects across Scotland.

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