Dickson Minto

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Dickson Minto is a leading Scottish law firm.

According to The Lawyer, Dickson Minto is the 76th largest firm in the United Kingdom.

Dickson Minto established a formal alliance with New York-based international law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher which is well known for its investment fund, bankruptcy, corporate and securities work. The two firms plan to cooperate on servicing clients under UK and US law, as well as utilizing Willkie's network of European offices.

Dickson Minto has been growing in prominence over the last few years. While it was indubitably affected by the economic downturn, it has nonetheless seen profits in the region of £36 million since 2010 as a result of its private equity client base regaining confidence.[1]

In a survey from 'The Lawyer' online, Dickson Minto was voted as the sixth biggest firm by turnover in Scotland and the highest paying firm in Scotland per revenue per partner.[2][3]


The firm was founded in 1985 by Alastair Dickson and Bruce Minto, two former partners from rivals, Dundas & Wilson.


Dickson Minto's head office is in Edinburgh, and it also has a smaller office in London.


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