Tait Macleod Solicitors
Tait Macleod are an established firm based in Falkirk. We provide a comprehensive range of legal and estate agency services to clients not just in Falkirk, but throughout Scotland, the UK and, very occasionally, beyond.
Established in 2009, we provide clients with quality advice in relation to buying and selling houses, the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, Family Law, court disputes and debt recovery.
We are a small firm and take pride in providing our clients with the knowledgeable, friendly and approachable service we ourselves would wish to receive. We try to keep communications as simple as possible while explaining what are often complex legal or factual issues.
Meet the Team
We are proud of our colleagues at Tait Macleod, with good reason.
The people looking after you range from experienced veterans of the legal workplace to bright and energetic younger staff.
From a warm welcome at our reception or on the phone our clients enjoy a capable and helpful team of professionals giving good advice in a friendly, informal manner.
We are serious about our work and our clients, but our knowledgeable and dedicated staff also try to provide a welcoming and friendly environment.
Fraser Tait LLB (Hons.), LLM
Solicitor Advocate, Notary Public
Fraser holds both an Honours degree and Master’s degree in Law. He qualified as Falkirk’s first Civil Court Solicitor Advocate in 2016. He can represent clients in the Sheriff Court as well as the Court of Session in Edinburgh and the UK’s Supreme Court.
He has a broad range of legal knowledge thanks to his training in Stornoway and later experience working in firms across the Highlands and North East.
Fraser settled in Falkirk in 2003 following which he and Eileen started up Tait Macleod in 2009.
Eileen helped launch Tait Macleod alongside Fraser in 2009.
A residential conveyancing paralegal with over 20 years’ experience, she has spent most of her career working in the Central Belt.
Eileen specialises in all areas of conveyancing including house sales and purchases, remortgages and transfers of title.
She enjoys travelling and hopes to have her own place in the sun one day!
Laura brings a wealth of experience, ability and calm assurance to her work. Her clients appreciate her approach to buying and selling houses.
Laura has lived most of her life between Falkirk and Grangemouth. When not ploughing through the work she can be found mucking about the stables with her horse.
For many clients Sandra is the first person they speak to when they phone the office, greeting them with her trademark good nature and helpfulness.
A secretary with many years experience, able to turn her hand to most types of work. Sandra ensures the office is well stocked with scones and chocolates.
Carol Ann Mackenzie
Carol Ann is a paralegal with many years’ experience. She started her legal career in Peterhead (being one the two Blue Tooners in the firm) before working in both Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Clients appreciate her straightforward approach to the work, focussing on ensuring the best outcome
Sharon went straight from school to work in a local law firm. Working her way from office junior, through secretary to a fully qualified paralegal.
Clients and colleagues alike appreciate Sharon’s professional but friendly approach.
Fraser joined Tait Macleod in 2019. He formally achieved his qualifications as a solicitor in 2021.
He graduated with a B.A (Hons) in History at King’s College London before going on to obtain an LLB degree at the University of Edinburgh and the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow.
Fraser’s family come from the Falkirk area where he spent much of his youth. He is gaining experience in a number of areas of law. Clients have described him as polite, friendly and approachable with an ability to clearly explain legal issues.
John has a wealth of experience with over twenty years in the Falkirk and Stirlingshire property market. He has worked both in the High Street and as a territory owner with a major online Estate Agency.
John’s role is to make the process of selling and buying a house as simple and stress-free as possible.
Knowledgeable and experienced, John is also friendly and approachable. He will provide advice on the best way to present your property in order to maximise sale potential.
Ruth has a background in accounting making her the ideal person to run the firm’s cashroom. Her ability, experience and friendly approach are appreciated by clients and colleagues alike.
Originally hailing from Peterhead, Ruth has lived most of her life in the Falkirk area.
Ruth has an Honours degree with Distinction from Glasgow University. Having grown up in Falkirk she left the area for a time before returning in 1997.
She has worked in recruitment as well as the automotive and steel industries before joining our cashroom team in 2020. She is also working towards further qualifications to assist in the executry department.