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Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP

Private Wealth Law

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Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie's wealth planning team advises on succession planning, trusts and tax matters.

A source notes that the team is made up of "very personable individuals, which makes working with them a pleasure."

Notable practitioners

Ian Macdonald has considerable experience advising high net worth individuals and their businesses on their planning. A source notes: "He is a very experienced and wise counsel."

Magnus Mackay advises high net worth clients on wills, powers of attorney and trusts. He also advises on tax matters.

Roddy Harrison advises on a range of matters including wills and trusts. He also advises on estate administration and tax matters.

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Overview

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP’s (WJM) team of Private Client solicitors has extensive experience of providing legal advice on personal affairs. 

The team of experts can help with a wide variety of legal matters, such as making a will, powers of attorney, incapacity issues, trusts, estate planning, asset protection, inheritance tax, personal tax and returns, as well as buying, selling, and letting residential property.

Private Client experts at WJM often provide specialist guidance on complex family and financial situations, often advising multiple generations of the same family in order to maintain and grow wealth down the generations, or creating structures to ensure assets are protected and passed to chosen beneficiaries.  

The team consists of 21 solicitors, and is led by Ian Macdonald, who has over 30 years’ legal experience with the firm. Ian is a member of STEP’s Worldwide Council and chairs STEP’s Professional Development Committee. 

Members

Macdonald, Ian (Head of Department)

Adams, Graham

Dolan, Rosina

Fleming, Beth

Hamilton, Beth

Harrison, Roddy

Hotson, Carys

Johnston, Grant

Kempsell, Fiona

Mackay, Magnus

MacLean, Rod

McArthur, Kathleen

Murray, Graham

Nicolson, Ron

Pearson, Annie

Proctor, Kathleen

Reid, Alison

Private Wealth Law

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP

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Location

St Vincent Plaza

319 St Vincent Street

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G2 5RZ

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Ranked Individuals

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Aberdeen and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


Magnus Mackay
Up and Coming
Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


Ian Macdonald
Band 3
Roddy Harrison
Band 3