Paul specialises in the areas of trusts, asset protection and succession planning. He advises private clients, family businesses and landowners on a broad range of issues including capital taxation and estate planning, asset protection, trust and succession law, with a particular focus on inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning for individuals and trusts.

Paul studied Law at the University of Aberdeen, graduating in 2002 and began his training at McVies WS, before joining Turcan Connell in January 2005. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2005, was promoted to Senior Solicitor in 2008 and then to Associate in 2011. Paul was assumed Partner at Turcan Connell in 2015.

Paul is a Notary Public, a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and gained the STEP Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising in 2014. He is also a tutor on the Private Client course of the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh.

Latest posts from Paul Macaulay

Family Business Management and Succession Planning: Family Constitutions - 6th July 2016

Reduction in capital gains tax is welcome: Paul Macaulay in The Scotsman - 16th May 2016

The Challenge of Trustees Losing Capacity - 7th December 2015

Scottish Succession Law - Part 3 - 29th October 2015

Scottish Succession Law - Part 2 - 22nd October 2015