Graeme McKinstry mba

Graeme founded The McKinstry Company thirty-two years ago and guided the firm through its development from a one-man band into a full service practice across three offices comprising five partners and a complement of over forty people.

Graeme has been awarded the highly coveted accolade of "Managing Partner of the Year" at the Law Awards of Scotland - a distinguished event recognising the inimitable work carried out by Scotland's top lawyers and law firms.

Education and Training

  • 1975 - LLB - Dundee University
  • 2000 - MBA in Legal Practice - The Nottingham Trent University
  • Professional Experience

  • Winner of Managing Partner of the Year and High Street Firm of the Year with The McKinstry Company
  • Solicitor for forty years
  • Managing partner in full service law firm
  • Law Society of Scotland Committee Member
  • Professional Development Officer at CPCS Strathclyde University
  • Lecturer on behalf of the Law Society of Scotland
  • Contributions to the Professional Community

  • Former Solicitor Member of the Scottish Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Solicitor Member of the Scottish Legal Aid Board
  • Non-Executive Director
  • Trustee of South Ayrshire NHS Hospital Trust
  • President of Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Dean of the Faculty of Solicitors in Ayr
  • Founding Member of the Law Society of Scotland Practice Advisory Service
  • Areas of Expertise

  • Business law
  • Litigation
  • Private Client matters
  • Wealth Management
  • Family Law
  • Advisor to the legal profession
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    Credentials & Experience

    Winner of the Managing Partner of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland, with over 40 years experience in the profession and in business, Graeme McKinstry has built, managed and developed his practice with significant success.

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