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Location: Aberdeen

Forbes McLennan was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School and Aberdeen University. He joined the firm as a partner in 2005, having previously been a partner in the long established local firm of Cooper & Hay. He has been in private practice since 1981 and has dealt with a wide variety of legal work. He now concentrates on conveyancing and private client work and is also the partner in charge of our Residential Leasing department. Forbes is accredited as a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a worldwide body which conducts the registration of trust and estate practitioners. He is a member of the Annuity Fund Committee of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen and represents the Society as a trustee of the Robert Nicol Trust which provides financial assistance for deserving students with connections to Aberdeen. He is also a committee member of Tenovus Scotland Grampian Branch which helps support pilot medical research locally in Aberdeen and North East Scotland.

Outside of work Forbes diverse interests include golf, literature, football and classical music. He is a member of Royal Aberdeen Golf Club and the Scottish Seniors Golfing Society.

Practice Areas


  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Society of Advocates in Aberdeen