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New Partner and Tax Director appointments

Posted: 27th October 2015

Murray Beith Murray has announced the appointment of Andrew Paterson to Partner and Sean Cockburn to Tax Director within the Edinburgh-based private client law firm. The promotions take effect on 1 November 2015.

L-R: Andrew Paterson, Hugh Younger and Sean Cockburn


Andrew, who joined the firm’s Asset Protection Group in 2013, specialises in a wide range of subjects including Will drafting, tax and estate planning, complex trust issues (particularly trust reorganisations and succession planning) and the administration of complex and valuable executry estates.

Sean is a Chartered Tax Adviser who has been with Murray Beith Murray since 2005 and heads the firm’s Tax Group. Sean provides advice on a wide range of tax issues with a great deal of experience in personal taxation, capital gains and inheritance tax and the taxation of trusts as well as overseeing the firm’s tax compliance function.

Hugh Younger, Senior Partner, commented: “I am very pleased to announce the two new appointments, in each case in thriving areas of our business. Our promotions are testament to the outstanding talent and expertise shown by both Sean and Andrew, and our continued commitment to the development of our staff. I am confident that they will both continue to make a major contribution to the growth and development of our business. We congratulate them for their achievements”.

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