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Ailie Crawford

Senior Solicitor

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Ailie is a senior solicitor in the litigation division.

Ailie is also a key member of the division's contentious executries and trusts team which is one of only 3 band 1 ranked firms in that area of practice in Legal 500. She regularly advises individuals on their duties under powers of attorney, duties as executor, rights as a beneficiary and acts in actions of accounting, proving the tenor of wills and reduction.

The majority of her practice is in the Court of Session but Ailie is also an experienced advocate and regularly represents clients in the sheriff court and sheriff appeal court. Ailie is also committed to giving something back to the legal community and leads the firm's corporate social responsibility committee. She also teaches contract law to undergraduate students at the University of Edinburgh.

Business expertise

She specialises in commercial litigation and her practice encompasses contract, company and corporate disputes. 

Her clients include some of Scotland's leading businesses and public sector organisations and she has acted in some high value/profile shareholder disputes, partnership disputes and breach of contract claims in these areas.

Recent Content by Ailie Crawford

20 Dec 2019

Restoration of companies to the register of companies

We are often instructed by clients to restore dissolved companies to the register of companies.  There are a number of reasons why someone may wish...
Ailie Crawford
15 Oct 2018

Success in the Sheriff Appeal Court

Morton Fraser acted for the appellant in the recently reported Sheriff Appeal Court case of Mawson v Morris. A link to the judgement can be found ...
Ailie Crawford
15 Aug 2018

Where there's not a will, there's a way.

After someone dies their estate has to be wound up.  The first step in that process is usually locating their will, assuming that they have one. ...
Ailie Crawford