Solicitors in East Lothian


East Lothian is a county in the east of Scotland bordering the city of Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders and Midlothian. The county has a population of 90,000 inhabitants. The administrative centre of East Lothian is the town of Haddington, although the largest town in East Lothian is Musselburgh. Other towns in the East Lothian area include Glenkinchie, Berwick and Dunbar. The area has a number of tourist attractions and festivals, including golf courses and the annual Fringe by the Sea at North Berwick.

East Lothian’s Economy

The East Lothian economy is somewhat ambiguous, but most would agree that the area remains heavily reliant on agriculture. The environment itself plays a huge part in the economy of the area, not only for agriculture but also for sports and leisure and tourism. The area includes some beautiful coastline and incredible farmland. East Lothian is known worldwide as a golfer’s paradise, with the links at Musselburgh being one of the world’s oldest courses.

Court services in East Lothian

There are both Justice of the Peace courts and Sheriffs courts in the county town of Haddington dealing with both civil and criminal matters on a local level.

Profile of solicitors in East Lothian

The town with the largest number of solicitors in East Lothian is understandably the county town of Haddington, which has a clutch of legal practices on the main street. The many other solicitors in East Lothian are spread about the various towns in the county. North Berwick boasts four legal practices, as does Tranent. The largest town of Musselburgh contains a good number of the solicitors in East Lothian, with six practices in the town.

The solicitors in East Lothian offer a full range of legal services. For private clients, solicitors in East Lothian offer:

  • Personal injury
  • Family law and separation
  • Clinical negligence
  • Employment law
  • Commercial litigation

Solicitors in East Lothian also offer residential and commercial conveyancing, wills and trusts, and inheritance and tax planning.

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