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Established for over 150 years, Mackinnons has always been associated with marine law.

Our worldwide scope and progressive outlook has allowed our involvement with the offshore, shipping and commercial community to increase over the last 30 years to the extent that the majority of our partners spend most of their time engaged in sea related or commercial legal work.

In addition to our marine and commercial teams, we boast exclusive property law and personal advice, tax and estate planning departments, providing our individual clients with unparalleled levels of service, complemented by the team’s sensitive touch and acute legal and financial awareness.

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The Force of a Jurisdiction Clause

An Advocate General of the European Court of Justice recently considered the issue of where an employee habitually works and the impact of a “choice of jurisdiction” clause in the employee’s contract.  When issuing his opinion on the meaning of the “place where the employee habitually carries out his work”...

Mackinnons - Through the years

Our records show that the first office of Lachlan McKinnon, Advocate, opened its doors in 1842 at 54 Union Street, Aberdeen.

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