Miller Hendry History
Over the years various well known local legal firms have become part of the Miller Hendry organisation. These include:-
Burns Veal was set up by Torquil Burns and Kevin Veal in the 1970’s. Over the years they were joined by Christopher Gillan, Jennifer Adams, Alan Matthew and Jeffrey Hope. The firm merged with Miller Hendry in 1998.
Hendry & Fenton
Hendry & Fenton were a long established firm who merged with Miller Sneddon (see below) in 1991 Former partners include Fraser Ritchie, Jennifer Christie, Michael Fletcher, Mike Clark and Miriam Rennet.
Kelly Christie (formerly C R Kelly)
This firm was run by Charles Rankine Kelly who was latterly joined by Jennifer Christie. The firm merged with Miller Hendry in April 1987.
Kinnear, Carlisle & Gillan
The sole partner of this Dundee firm was Christopher Gillan. The firm merged with Burns Veal in the 1970’s.
Urquhart & McWalter
This firm was acquired by Burns Veal in the 1970’s following the death of the sole partner, Frank Hay.
Wilson & Rait
Burns Veal acquired this business in 1993. When the founding partners in the firm, Elizabeth Wilson and Fiona Raitt, left to pursue other interests.
Kenneth Wood & Co
This firm joined Miller Hendry in the 1990’s Kenneth Wood subsequently served as Chairman of Miller Hendry.
J & J Miller
With roots going back to the 18th Century J & J Miller merged with Sneddon Campbell & Munro to form Miller Sneddon. Partners at the time of the merger were Bill Cuthbert, Donald McDonald, Iain Lamond, Alastair Dorward and Alistair Anderson.
Sneddon Campbell & Munro
Prior to merging with J & J Miller, Sneddon Campbell & Munro partners were Alex Lamond, Ian Dunbar and Richard Frenz.
Formed from J & J Miller and Sneddon Campbell and Munro. Miller Sneddon and Hendry & Fenton merged in 1991
In Crieff, Miller Hendry now operate from the premises formerly occupied by Drysdale Anderson. The owner of Drysdale Anderson (Neil Drysdale) was for a short time prior to his death a partner in Miller Hendry.
Wills, Title Deeds etc.
In addition to the firms noted above Miller Hendry also hold Wills and title deeds for clients of firms which for a variety of reasons have ceased. These include:-
D M Ogilvie, Dundee
Shiell & Small, Dundee
Drummond Robbie & Gibson, Dundee
Drysdale Anderson, Crieff
Goodman & Steiner, Auchterarder
Graham Mickel & Co, Crieff
Graham & Finlayson
Robertson Coupar & Co, Dundee
Miller Hendry have/are operating from the following addresses:-
Perth 10 Blackfriars Street, Perth PH1 5NS
Dundee 21 South Tay Street, Dundee DD1 1NR
Royal Exchange, Panmure Street, Dundee DD1 1DU
13 Ward Road, Dundee DD1 1LU
Alyth 3 Banff Road, Alyth PH11 8DZ
Crieff 14 Comrie Street, Crieff PH7 4AZ
Auchterarder 187 High Street, Auchterarder