Turcan Connell is keen to support our Partners and colleagues to engage with the charity sector in a positive way.

Our commitment to the sector can be seen through fundraising activity both by individual staff members and by the firm as a whole, and through our encouragement of our team to volunteer as charity trustees of local and national charities.


A number of Turcan Connell Partners and colleagues have additional roles outwith the Firm. Examples of these can be seen below.

Trustee Roles

David Ogilvy: Leuchie House, Clifton Hall School

Alexander Garden: The Sibbald Trust

Gavin McEwan: Live Music Now Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival Society, Dean Cemetery Trust Ltd, The Inches Carr Trust, LawScot Foundation

Tom Duguid: Resilient Scotland/Jessica Trust

Chris Sheldon: The Thistle Trust, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity (Grants Committee), The J S Innes Charitable Trust, Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce (Council), Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation

Kenneth Pinkerton: Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), ENABLE Scotland

Russell Duncan: Nurses Memorial to King Edward VII in Scotland, Emmaus House

Mark McKeown: Drake Music Scotland

Debbie McIlwraith Cameron: Mansfield Traquair Trust


Turcan Connell Charity of the Year 2019/20, Anthony Nolan

We are pleased to be working with Anthony Nolan supporting people affected by blood cancer - like leukaemia - and blood disorders.

Turcan Connell raise £18,500 for Down's Syndrome Scotland

We were deligted to have surpassed our target of £17,500 and raised a total of £18,50 for Down's Syndrome Scotland.

Turcan Connell’s 2018/19 Charity of the Year

We are delighted that the chosen charity for year three of our Charity of the Year programme is Down’s Syndrome Scotland.

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Turcan Connell raise over £14,000 for CCLASP

Year 2 of our Charity of the Year programme has been a great success. Our relationship with CCLASP – Children with Cancer & Leukaemia Advice & Support for Parents – kicked off with a very warm introduction to the charity and its great work with a presentation from one of its founders, Valerie Simpson.

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Turcan Connell announces their new Charity of the Year, CCLASP.

Children with Cancer and Leukaemia Advice and Support for Parents (CCLASP) help children and teenagers suffering from cancer or leukaemia in Scotland. Find out more about our chosen Charity of the Year here.

Turcan Connell raise £13,000 for The Yard

In April 2016, Turcan Connell began fundraising for our inaugural Charity of the Year, The Yard. Read about our fundraising efforts here.

This year Turcan Connell has chosen to support The Yard as our Charity of the Year.

The Yard is a purpose built indoor and outdoor adventure play facility for children and young people with disabilities and provides a lifeline for many disabled children and their families. Find out more about the charity here.