February 01, 2015 9:41 PM ET

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Company Overview of Maclay Murray & Spens LLP

Company Overview

Maclay Murray & Spens provides commercial legal services. The company represents clients on areas such as banking and finance, capital projects, commercial litigation and advocacy, construction and engineering, corporate, corporate tax, employment, pensions and benefits, IP and technology, planning and environmental, property, social housing, and tax and private capital. Maclay Murray & Spens is headquartered in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with offices in London, Brussels, and Glasgow, United Kingdom.

151 St. Vincent Street

Glasgow,  G2 5NJ

United Kingdom


44 14 1248 5011


44 14 1248 5819

Key Executives for Maclay Murray & Spens LLP

Chief Executive
Age: 54
Chairman of the Board and Partner
Age: 60
Managing Partner
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Maclay Murray & Spens LLP Key Developments

Maclay Murray & Spens LLP Announces Earnings Results for the Year of 2014

Maclay Murray & Spens LLP announced earnings results for the year of 2014. For the year, the company reported that its turnover hit £43.3 million, a rise of 7% on the previous year. Average profit per equity partner (PEP) also suffered in 2012/13, falling by almost 22% from £270,000 to £211,000, but bounced back to £261,000 in the most recent year.

MACLAY Murray & Spens Announces Management Changes

MACLAY Murray & Spens (MMS) has elected Kenneth Shand, partner and head of its corporate department, as its new chief executive. Mr. Shand will take the reins from Chris Smylie on June 1, 2014. The appointment comes after Mr. Smylie decided to step down at the end of his three-year term. Mr. Smylie, who will work with Mr. Shand during the transition period, will resume his duties as a partner in the firm’s planning team.

Maclay Murray & Spens to Cuts 28 Staff

Maclay Murray & Spens has confirmed 28 jobs will be lost across its Edinburgh, Glasgow and London offices.

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