Elspeth Paget > Gillespie Macandrew LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Gillespie Macandrew LLP

Work Department

Private Client


Head of the firm’s Private Client team dealing with wills, trusts, executries, powers of attorney and general care for the Elderly.


Trained Alex Morison & Co; qualified 1984; partner since 1989. Previously tutored on the Diploma course at Edinburgh University.


Basic French and German.


STEP and Solicitors for the Eldery.


Wellington School, Ayr; Edinburgh University (1981 LLB Hons; 1982 Dip LP).
STEP Advanced Certificate in International Succession & Probate. 


Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and executries

Gillespie Macandrew LLP ‘s ‘highly personable team‘ team acts for trustees, executors and beneficiaries, with a focus on advising clients on business property relief, agricultural property relief and estate planning. Outside of these core areas the firm has a commitment to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act, and arising issues concerning guardianship and powers of attorney: Elspeth Paget is financial guardian for several clients and has particular expertise on powers of attorney and guardianships in the context of estate planning. Eilidh G Adams is a specialist on the UK France Double Tax Treaty on Inheritance Tax and the impact of the EU Succession Regulation.