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Services & Expertise

John MacDonald Law offers particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution but also advises clients on contract law, conveyancing, debt recovery, employment law, family law, leases, trusts and wills. We also have considerable experience of company law and insolvency matters.

Dispute Resolution

We are experienced in advising on the settlement of conflicts or claims between parties. Our focus is always to find pragmatic solutions in a cost effective manner. This may include bringing or defending court action if necessary.

We are also experienced in debt recovery actions and are happy to advise on delictual liability claims.

Under recent rules changes, actions up to a value of £100,000 may be brought in the Sheriff Court.

Contract Law & Leases

Commercial and contract law can be complex and we are well practised in advising on the issues that can arise.

We would also be happy to advise you on commercial and residential leases.

Employment Law

We have advised on employment issues in several international jurisdictions and would be happy to assist you with any queries in this area.


We would be pleased to advise you on all aspects of conveyancing and property law, including the purchase or sale of a property. We are independent from any local estate agent and are able to offer guidance on the process on that basis. It is our aim that your property issues are dealt with smoothly and efficiently.

We also offer advice on other property issues such as boundary disputes and access rights.

Wills & Trusts

We would be happy to assist you in drafting your Will and arranging your succession plans. We also have expertise in trusts law and, in particular, trusts disputes.

John is an Affiliate of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners and obtained the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes in 2014.

Family Law

We are experienced in advising on family law issues such as divorce and would be pleased to offer guidance in what are often extremely stressful circumstances.  We also offer comprehensive advice on preparing Powers of Attorney.

Legal Advice

Based on the Isle of Skye

John MacDonald Law offers friendly, independent, discreet and professional solicitor services at a reasonable cost. We provide high quality legal advice on civil matters from Portree, for the Isle of Skye, the Highlands and further afield.