No one knows what the future holds, but having a will and a succession plan in place makes things simpler; avoiding additional costs and emotional stress for your loved ones later down the line.
It also provides you with peace of mind, knowing that your property and assets are passing to those you wish to receive them.
Our team includes some of the most experienced wills specialists in the country. They will work with you to create a will that reflects your wishes and circumstances – whether they are simple or complex.
"They are one of the premier private client teams in Scotland, with an excellent reputation."Chambers UK 2023
"Brodies have a team of extremely knowledgeable lawyers and provide a high-quality service. They have a large private client team, covering all areas of private wealth law."Chambers UK 2023
"Brodies has a breadth of knowledge and experience across the company that puts it in good stead to handle complex and sophisticated matters."Chambers UK 2023
For those with a sizeable estate, our lawyers will ensure that every aspect of your life and future is considered. If a trust is required then we have accredited specialists on hand to advise.
From passing assets to your chosen heirs at the right time, in the right way, to minimising exposure to taxes, we create bespoke solutions that fit your circumstances. We also implement measures to protect your assets from external and family risks, and ensure you have suitable arrangements in place, should a situation arise where you are no longer able to make decisions for yourself.
"I think this practice is unique insofar that it has some of the best legal expertise in the country. They clearly have great strengths in almost every field and we find that if there is a particular issue which we need to go over then there is always a partner who is really one of the top experts in Scotland."Legal 500 UK 2021
"Approachable, friendly and helpful team; there’s always someone there to help. Their level of technical expertise is second to none."Legal 500 UK 2021
Wills & Estate Planning key highlights
- Authors of the book 'Drafting Wills in Scotland' - described by The Scotsman as the 'bible' for will drafting in Scotland.
- Our lawyers have drafted wills for 20,000+ clients.
- The only firm ranked by Chambers and Partners as Band 1 in Private Wealth Law in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.
- One of the largest practices in Scotland looking after private individuals, we advise on all matters related to the international aspects of our clients' lives - find out more.
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