Please help us with our food drive!

Walker Laird Solicitors and Estate Agents is calling on their clients to help them fight hunger this Christmas. The firm has teamed up with the Renfrewshire Foodbank for the second year in a row. We are pleased to be working together in a food drive to support those most in need in the local community. […]

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Asset Protection and Care Costs

I am increasingly being asked by clients for help in safeguarding assets from being used to pay for long term care, so they can be passed on to family after their deaths. I am finding that reviewing and rewriting Wills is providing a solution for some clients. If you are a couple, I have a […]

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The Walker Laird building is getting a makeover…

If you have passed the Paisley office of Walker Laird recently, you would have noticed the scaffolding around our building. Our building is undergoing external repairs thanks to the latest round of heritage funding to regenerate the town centre of Paisley.   The works on the building are being carried out through the £4 million […]

Still at home with St Mirren FC

This morning, Ronnie McGinlay (Partner) and Hazel McGinlay (Business Development Manager) were welcomed along to the Paisley 2021 Stadium today by St Mirren Commercial Manager, Campbell Kennedy.   Not only are we the principal sponsor for the Player of the Year Dinner for another year running, we also confirmed we would be renewing our advertising boards at the stadium […]

Not your traditional Mother’s Day gift 

While the traditional gifts of cards and flowers make for a special Mothers Day, this day is also a great opportunity, when with family, to discuss the important topic of future planning.  Whether it’s discussing financial advice, asset protection or executries, it is important to discuss these issues with elderly family members while they are […]

What to think about when you have some free time

The weather has been crazy recently and many of us have enjoyed some unexpected snow days! Did you make good use of them? Did you spend any time thinking about your future?   On days like these, we all have a lot of extra time and it’s a good time to think about the future. […]

Walker Laird attends Gin and Jammies

Gin and Jammies

On Sunday 18th of February, Hazel McGinlay and Anna Brown of Walker Laird attended a unique fundraising event hosted by the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice – the inaugural Gin and Jammies Lunch.   The event, which included a gin reception, fantastic entertainment and an amazing meal, featuring a gin-based dessert, asked guests to wear […]

Changes afoot for civil litigation expenses

Following a debate in the Scottish Parliament on 16th January 2018 the long-awaited Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill (“the Bill”) passed stage 1 of the pre-legislative consultation process.  The Bill seeks to continue the recent legislative process of Court reform in Scotland and it seeks to implement recommendations made by Sheriff Principal […]

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Proud sponsor of the St Mirren Player of the Year Awards Dinner.

Walker Laird are proud to sponsor the St Mirren Player of the Year Awards Dinner for the 4th year in a row. We are also delighted to have been sponsoring Lewis Morgan’s home kit for the whole of the 2017/18 season as well and wish Lewis and his teammates the best of luck for the rest […]

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Australian Court decides a text is a Will

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The widow of a man who took his life applied to the courts in Australia to be appointed to administer his estate. His brothers contested the case on the basis that an unsent text found on his phone was sufficient to constitute his Will. The case went all the way to the Supreme Court in […]

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