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Allingham & Co provide an extensive range of legal services for all our private clients.


Current figures show more than half the population in Scotland have not made a Will. Some people may believe they are not wealthy enough, others may think they are too young or some people may assume their money will automatically go to the people they want it to go to. However it is usually absolutely vital for a person to make a Will. Learn more >

Power of Attorney

There may be many different reasons why you may need someone else to look after your affairs for a short period of time. Also, if you become unable to do so yourself, for whatever reason, you may appoint someone to act as your Power of Attorney. There are safeguards in place to make sure your appointed Attorneys act in accordance with their duties and they are regulated and overseen by the Office of the Public Guardian . We have experienced staff who can advise on the best course of action for your own individual circumstances and can help you to deal with all the forms and other paperwork. Learn more >


When you are trying to cope with a bereavement, it can seem daunting to deal with the day to day statements, correspondence and bills as well as dealing with the legal aspects of the deceased's Will and transferring their assets. We can help with all the different aspects of an executry and our aim is to ease the burden on both family and friends and to help the executors settle the deceased's affairs with a minimum of fuss. Learn more >


In the event that a Power of Attorney is not in place, an individual, who no longer has capacity to manage his or her own affairs, will require to have an Intervention Order or Guardianship Order put in place. Learn more >