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We have been a mainstay in the legal field for the North East of Scotland for over 265 years and have been acting for generations over that period and proud to still be supporting the current generation today. We advise individuals, families, charities and SME businesses, reach out and see how we can help you.


Burnett & Reid was founded on 11th July 1754 by William Burnett, that was 8 years before Mozart started entertaining with his music, Burnett & Reid were supporting and advising the people of Aberdeen. The firm's early business would have been conducted in coffee hourses and at the courts, and we opened our first office in Aberdeen in 1815, the year of the Battle of Waterloo. We have been around for a long time.

The firm's clients from the beginning included many of the farming and landowning families of the North East, and that tradition continues to day.

Over these years we have been reinventing our services and we have experienced teams that can assist you with your property, business and personal needs. Browse through our pages and get a flavour of how we can help you.

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Our team are here to help you. Check out our team page and reach out to anyone that you feel can assist you.

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We are always looking for likeminded individuals to join our team. Take a look at our careers page and if we have a vacancy that interests you or you speculatively want to reach out, our contact details are there.