Use of this website is governed by the following terms of use.


The website and its contents are for general information purposes only and are provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. They should not be regarded as legal advice or relied upon. Specific advice should always be sought for particular facts and circumstances.

We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law all implied warranties, representations, and terms and conditions relating to the site, the materials and the postings.


The website contains links to websites operated by third parties. The inclusion of such links does not imply any endorsement or approval of any products, information, materials or services offered or provided on these third party websites.


We accept no liability for any claims, penalties, loss, damage or expenses howsoever arising from: any reliance placed on the content of the website; the use or inability to use the website; the downloading of any materials from the website; or any unauthorised access to or alteration to the website.

Intellectual Property

The content of the website (including, but not limited to all text and artwork) is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. These intellectual property rights are either owned by us or are owned by a third party and used by us under license. Burness Paull is as registered trade mark of Burness Paull LLP.

Certain images contained in this site are used with the kind permission of the Usher Hall, Edinburgh.

You may view or download any part of the website for your own private purposes, but you are not permitted, without our permission, to modify, distribute, reproduce, copy or transmit the website, or its contents in any way, for any other purpose. All other rights are reserved.


Burness Paull LLP is a limited liability partnership of lawyers registered in Scotland (SO300380) and is regulated by The Law Society of Scotland. Further details about the Law Society can be found at Its members are solicitors or ‘registered foreign lawyers’.

Burness Paull LLP is not authorised by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) but we are included on the register maintained by the FCA as an Exempt Professional Firm.

We maintain professional indemnity insurance under the Master Policy for Professional Indemnity Insurance of the Law Society of Scotland. The cover is worldwide and the lead insurer is Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc of 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5SG.

Our VAT Registration Number is GB 216 2185 32.


We reserve the right to amend or replace the Terms and Conditions at any time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice the website.


These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Scots law and any disputes that may arise will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.


For all enquiries please contact or contact us at:

Burness Paull LLP

1 Union Wynd
AB10 1DQ
Tel: +44 (0)1224 621621
Fax: +44 (0)1224 627437

50 Lothian Road
Tel: +44 (0)131 473 6000
Fax: +44 (0)131 473 6006

120 Bothwell Street
G2 7JL
Tel: +44 (0)141 248 4933
Fax: +44 (0)141 204 1601

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