Disclaimer


Scotland is under separate jurisdiction from England and Wales, and therefore has a separate legal system.

Rankin & Aitken is a Scottish law firm and as such, our site contains general information only about Scots law and the services provided by us. The information provided does not constitute specific legal advice and may not be relied on as such.

This web site is not intended to replace the need to obtain professional advice in relation to any topic discussed. Rankin & Aitken takes no responsibility for any third party material which you are able to access through this site.

While the particulars displayed on this site have been carefully compiled and are believed to be accurate no warranty is given in this respect and potential purchasers should satisfy themselves as to any points arising therefrom.

None of the items included in the sale of working or running nature such as the central heating installation or mechanical or electrical equipment (where included in the sale) have been tested by us and no warranty is given in this respect and potential purchasers should satisfy themselves as to any points arising therefrom.

Any photographs used are purely illustrative, and may demonstrate only the surroundings. They are not therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photograph is taken from within the boundaries of the property, or of what is included in the sale.

What We Do


Our main areas of work are domestic and commercial property sales and purchases, agricultural law, matrimonial/separations, Wills and Executries. We do not do much civil or criminal Court work and the firm does not provide services under the Legal Aid schemes.

The main focus of this website is on our Estate Agency business. If you require any further information on the services we provide or any of the properties we are marketing please contact us.

About Us


The firm of Rankin & Aitken Solicitors was established in Stranraer over a century ago and has been providing legal advice to local people continuously since then.

The current Partners are Kenneth G. Paterson, C.St.J., LL.B., N.P. and Derek G. Laburn, LL.B., Dip. L.P., S.S.C., N.P.

Kenneth joined the firm in 1977 and Derek arrived in 1997. Both have extensive experience.