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For Individuals & Families Buying & Selling Property

Whether you are a first-time buyer, a long-term homeowner looking to move, or an investor seeking to expand your portfolio, our award-winning team can support you.

Award-winning property solicitors

Buying or selling a property is always a big decision, and one that often involves a significant financial commitment. Being aware of the relevant information, and all your legal options, prior to making such a commitment will provide you with peace of mind.

With constant competition between potential buyers and sellers alike, often challenging market conditions and exacting legal processes with which to comply, our award-winning property solicitors can advise you on the purchase and sale process specific to your circumstances and support you throughout the process.

Buying a property in Scotland

Whether you are a first-time buyer or a long-term homeowner looking to move, our expert property solicitors can advise you throughout the process.

From advising on property trends in your area, requesting and scrutinising the Home Report, arranging surveys and noting interest through to submitting the formal offer, negotiating and concluding the missives, our team will support you and keep you informed at each stage of the process.

Selling a property in Scotland

Our dedicated property solicitors will be on hand throughout the sale of your property, providing advice and creative legal solutions to any problems that may arise.

We can recommend surveyors to undertake a home report, assist you in completing the property questionnaire, instruct estate agents, negotiate the missives and complete the sale, working closely with you and keeping you informed throughout the process.

Working in partnership with you

Our property law experts are well-versed in the challenges in buying and selling property in Scotland, and our practical and holistic advice is tailored to your unique circumstances.

We can identify and advise on practical and innovative legal solutions that will ensure the most effective outcome for you.

Properties for Sale

Our team has a wealth of experience in dealing with property purchases and sales.

Please contact us today for further information on how we can assist you.

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Our Awards & Accreditations

  • In 2016, we were one of the first law firms in Scotland to become accredited Living Wage employers.

  • Shortlisted for Firm of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2022.

  • Winners of Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2020.

  • Our Real Estate team won the Property Team of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards in 2018.

  • Winner of SME of the Year at the Scottish SME Awards 2017, hosted by Scottish Business Insider.

  • Highly Commended for Commercial Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2016.

  • In 2019, MacRoberts achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification, a UK Government entry-level information security standard.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management, the most widely recognised quality management system standard in the world.

  • Iso 14001 2015 Environmental Management

    MacRoberts holds the ISO14001:2015 certification for Environmental Management, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to environmental awareness.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO27001:2013 certification for Information Security, an internationally recognised security gold standard.

  • Business continuity is a critical element of the Business Management System at MacRoberts and we hold full accreditation with the ISO 22301:2019.

  • MacRoberts is a member of IP Inclusive, a network of intellectual property professionals working to make our community more equal, diverse and inclusive.

  • We are active members of the PRIME Programme – an organisation that focuses on ensuring a career in law is open to talent from all economic and social backgrounds.

  • MacRoberts supports the Scottish Business Pledge, a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.

  • We are supporters of the Partnership for Change, a network of organisations and individuals who share a common ambition to improve diversity on boards and in senior leadership.

  • We are a member of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI), a UK-based not-for-profit organisation which helps employers build and maintain diverse teams and inclusive cultures through our membership, training, and consultancy services.

  • MacRoberts was awarded enei's Silver TIDEMark for 2023. TIDE is enei's self-assessment evaluation and benchmarking tool which measures an organisation's overall approach and progress on diversity and inclusion.

  • MacRoberts is a Disability Confident employer, and are committed to disability equality across our firm.

  • MacRoberts fully supports flexible working practices and supports family-friendly working practices.

  • In 2022, MacRoberts received a Bronze Award in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index for our commitment to LGBTQI+ inclusivity in the workplace.

  • MacRoberts is a longstanding member of Scotland Food & Drink, the leading trade association for Scotland's food and drink industry.

  • MacRoberts is an Associate Member of SELECT, Scotland's largest construction trade association.

MFMac: Morton Fraser MacRoberts
MacRoberts and Morton Fraser have now merged.

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