A law firm with a Scottish heart and a global mind...
At Burness Paull we offer a full range of legal services across our core sectors of property and infrastructure, financial, corporate, technology and energy.
We have deep-rooted presence in Scotland’s financial centre (Edinburgh), its commercial hub (Glasgow), and Europe’s oil and gas capital (Aberdeen).
With over 540 people, including 72 partners, we have both Scottish and English qualified lawyers, many of whom have worked in magic circle and US firms in the City of London.
Our clients come from Scotland, the UK and around the world.
With a team of 20 lawyers dedicated to the management of our international desks, we have been involved in deals in more than 60 countries in the last three years. Whether advising global corporates on their investment into Scotland or following Scottish clients into other jurisdictions, nearly 40% of our work now has an international dimension.
Our China Desk
China is a very important market for us and we are delighted to count amongst our clients Chinese lenders, SOEs and corporates.
Our China Desk oversees all aspects of our China related work, from obtaining UK visas through to managing acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and financings into Scotland and assisting domestic clients on brand protection in entering the Chinese market.
Our established network, vast friendships and cultural insight provide us with the expertise to deliver your international ambitions.