Civil Law

Why choose McClure Collins Solicitors?

McClure Collins has acknowledged expertise in advising clients on civil matters and often go through the procedure of alternative dispute resolution to try and reach settlement at an early stage of the case to prevent costly court action.

Regardless of the matter under dispute, it is crucial to seek advice at an early stage of a dispute from a law firm with a successful track record in litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Power of Attorney – Planning Ahead

Power of Attorney – What is it?

A Power of Attorney is your legal written authority appointing someone to make decisions or take actions on your behalf. Your Power of Attorney will name a person (or persons) to be your Attorney(s). Your Power of Attorney will also state when your Attorney(s) can step in and begin their role.

You can make a Power of Attorney if you are over the age of 16, and you can appoint anyone as an Attorney if they are over the age of 16. You can appoint more than one principal Attorney and can even consider a substitute Attorney should your principal Attorney become unable to do things for you.

Your Power of Attorney can contain anything to do with decision making including what happens with your money, property and your personal health or welfare.

How do I make one?

If you are interested in making a Power of Attorney, please contact our Anne Bolger. For those within the local Glasgow area, our fixed fee for a Power of Attorney is £240 including VAT, plus the Office of the Public Guardian fee of £81. There may be a small additional charge if we have to travel to you. For those out with the local Glasgow area, please give us a call to discuss.

You may be able to have it done free of charge and we will check to see if you are eligible for Legal Aid.

Give us a phone or email Anne to arrange a telephone appointment to discuss your requirements.

Benefit Appeals – Universal Credit, ESA & PIP

We can assist with obtaining medical evidence for benefit appeals. Once you have contacted a Welfare Rights Officer and are at the appeal stage, give us a call.

If you are eligible for Legal Aid, we can obtain 2 pieces of medical evidence to support your appeal at the Benefits Tribunal. We will request your medical records and a medical report from your GP and further instruct a specialist report for use at your Tribunal.

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About Us

Established in 1984, we have over 80 years’ combined experience in appearing in Courts and Tribunals for clients and also providing advice in many areas of Scots Law including criminal defence, mental health and children’s hearings. 

Contact Info

TELEPHONE

0141 423 7181

ADDRESS

139 Allison Street,
Glasgow, G42 8RY

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Our Offices

OFFICE OPERATING HOURS:

9:00am – 5:00pm Mon-Thurs
9:00am – 4:30pm Fri

Our Location

Our Location

139 Allison Street, Glasgow, G42 8RY