Edinburgh 0131 200 1200
Aberdeen 01224 49 80 80
Portlethen 01224 784855

Legal excellence. Caring people.

Welcome to Balfour+Manson

A distinguished track record allied with a modern progressive approach

About Balfour+Manson

We are here to make a difference. At Balfour+Manson, we pride ourselves on easing the burden for our clients.

Since our inception in 1888, we have combined the best of traditional values while continually refining our modern, progressive approach.

Whether we are advising individuals on their private matters or businesses on their legal affairs, we are passionately committed to doing our best.

People are at the heart of what we do – from our staff to our clients. The phrase “Legal excellence. Caring people.” is more than a strapline. It’s a summary of our expertise, experience and empathy and our promise to everyone with whom we work.

With effect from 1st July 2024 Alastair Hart & Co in Portlethen, Aberdeenshire have merged with Balfour+Manson.


Legal services for you


Buying or Selling a home

We have an experienced team who can help with the buying or selling of your home.


Our expert employment law solicitors are on hand to assist you with any employment law problems.


Approaching a family lawyer can be unnerving but our team of experienced, approachable family lawyers are here to help you move forward.

Injury Claims

From slips and trips to highly complex cases, we deal with all types of personal injury claims.

Medical Negligence

We are recognised for our medical negligence expertise and the results we achieve for our clients. 

Wills, Executries + Powers of Attorney

Our private client team are there to support you at all stages of your life. 


Legal services for Businesses


Administrative & Public Law

We are regarded as one of the leading firms in Scotland in relation to public law, judicial review and human rights.

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Our Commercial litigation team has an exceptional breadth and depth of experience across the litigation field.

Commercial Property

Our team has expert knowledge on the buying and selling of commercial property across Scotland.

Employment Law

We provide a full range of HR assistance, advice and training packages tailored to meet your needs.

Outsourced HR

B+M Works offers the best solution for your business, organisation or charity.

Other Services

Get in touch to find out how our expert business legal team can help.


Contact us

Contact us to find out what we can do to help

Our reputation is built upon trusted relationships with clients

News + Events

Latest legal news, events, commentary and analysis from Balfour+Manson

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Summertime usually means an influx of employees booking in annual leave to take a break from the workplace. However, some