Maclay Murray & Spens
|Limited liability partnership|
|Founder||David Maclay, David Murray and John Spens|
|Headquarters||Glasgow (HQ), Edinburgh, Aberdeen, London|
|Scotland and UK|
The firm was founded in 1871 in Glasgow by David Maclay, David Murray and John Spens as the first law firm in Scotland with a specifically commercial practice. Its practice areas now encompass: Banking & Finance; Capital Projects; Commercial Dispute Resolution; Construction & Engineering; Corporate; Oil & Gas; Employment, Pensions & Benefits; EU, Competition & Regulatory; Housing & Care; Intellectual Property & Technology; Planning & Environmental; Private Client; Property; and Tax.
The firm is currently ranked as 'regional heavyweight' by independent directory legal 500 , and has Tier 1-ranked expertise within:
General Corporate and Commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow; Corporate Tax; EU and Competition; Banking and Finance; Unit Trusts; OEICS and Investment Trusts; Commercial Property: Edinburgh and Glasgow; Environment; and Property Litigation.
As well as Tier 2-ranked expertise within:
Transport; Commercial Litigation; Insolvency and Corporate Recovery; Employment; Personal Tax, Trust and Executries; Energy (Excluding Oil and Gas); Projects; Education; and Intellectual Property.