Burness Paull
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Business details

Business type
UK business registered in Companies House
Number of employees
501-1,000 employees
Core industry
Legal services

Burness Paull

UK registered company – number SO300380

Registered office address:

50 Lothian Road, Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9WJ

Burness Paull

Company description

For us, technical leadership is a given. It's our market intimacy that singles us out - an understanding of what drives business in the sectors that make up the UK economy - Financial, Energy, Property & Infrastructure, Technology and serving Corporate UK.

With around 320 lawyers in our offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, we have the resource and talent to help our clients wherever in the world their business takes them.

We have both Scottish and English qualified lawyers, many of whom have worked in magic circle and US firms in the City of London.

Burness Paull is the exclusive member firm in Scotland for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.
As part of the Lex Mundi global network, we can provide our clients with preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers around the world – all from a single point of contact. Individually, each Lex Mundi member firm is a leader in its local market. This is important for inward investors because it provides legal resources with unmatched depth and breadth globally.

Products and services

Company incorporation, Employment, Immigration, Land use planning, Intellectual property, Data protection and information assurance
Accounting and tax, Raising capital, Regulatory support, Mergers and acquisitions
Human resources
Staff onboarding, Succession planning
Management consulting
Product safety regulation and compliance, Risk consultation


Aerospace, Advanced manufacturing, Airports, Agriculture, horticulture and fisheries, Automotive, Biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, Business and consumer services, Chemicals, Clothing, footwear and fashion, Communications, Construction, Creative and media, Education and training, Electronics and IT hardware, Environment, Financial and professional services, Food and drink, Giftware, jewellery and tableware, Global sports infrastructure, Healthcare and medical, Household goods, furniture and furnishings, Life sciences, Leisure and tourism, Legal services, Marine, Mechanical electrical and process engineering, Metallurgical process plant, Metals, minerals and materials, Mining, Oil and gas, Ports and logistics, Power, Railways, Renewable energy, Retail and luxury, Security, Software and computer services, Textiles, interior textiles and carpets, Water
North East, North West, Northern Ireland, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Scotland, Wales
Afghanistan, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo (Democratic Republic), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Afrikaans, Chinese (written, simplified), Dutch; Flemish, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Norwegian, Panjabi; Punjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Urdu

Burness Paull case studies

Chinese investment into the UK

Burness Paull acted for Chinese company Zhuoli Imaging Technology Co., Ltd in connection with its first investment into the UK.

American investment into the UK

We advised Spire on their relocation to Scotland from Silicon Valley. Over the last few years, as the business has grown, we have provided a range of commercial legal services.