Ann Logan accredited as first clinical negligence specialist and assessor in Scotland by Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
Fred Tyler successfully appealed Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board  CSIH 3 to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court ruled in favour of Fred's client in a momentous decision that will affect the doctor-patient relationship throughout the whole of the UK.
Hugh Angus joins firm as Commercial and Charities Partner
Shona Brown assumed as Partner
Andrew Gibb celebrates 45 years with B+M
Louise Duffy promoted to Senior Associate.
Charity Law Conference with guest speakers Sally Magnusson, Broadcaster and writer and David Robb, Chief Executive OSCR.
Firm shortlisted as 'Employer of the Year' in the Scottish Business Awards
Balfour+Manson hosts a private viewing of the Bonhams annual Scottish Sale which features highlights from the art collection of the late Professors Sir Kenneth & Lady Murray, co-founders of the Darwin Trust
Elaine Motion appointed Chairman
David Short appointed Head of Litigation
Family Law team hosts it's 13th Annual Family Law Conference
We celebrate 125 years in providing legal services to our clients.
All four second year trainees are kept on as Solicitors.
Firm nominated for Marketing Strategy of the year at Scottish Business Awards
Chairman Fred Tyler celebrates his 40 years with the firm.
Partner Elaine Motion celebrates 20 years with the firm.
Sir Jackie Stewart delivers inspirational talk to staff on his struggles with Dyslexia and motivates us with his tips for success - read more.
Ranked band 1 for 10th consecutive year in clinical negligence and personal injury by Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession 2014 - read more.
Shortlisted in the Scottish Arts & Business Awards for sponsorship of 'AniMotion'.
Ian Balfour completed 'The History of Balfour+Manson LLP: the first 125 years'. To read the history as recalled by Ian Balfour, Grandson of William Balfour who founded the firm in 1887 please click here
We are one of the founding members of 'QA Legal', an international association of lawyers and financial and banking specialists, which advises clients who have lost money in banking scandals.
The firm sponsor Dame Evelyn Glennie & Maria Rud's 'AniMotion' event at the National Museum of Scotland.
Alastair Milne assumed Partner
The firm's name is changed from Balfour & Manson to Balfour+Manson
The Partnership becames a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).
Fred Tyler is appointed Chairman.
We open our Aberdeen practice.
The purchase of 52A Frederick Street extended the firm's premises from Queen Street to Hill Street.
We are invited to join 'Parlex', an international consortium of lawyers and remain the sole Scottish member.
Ian and William Balfour, the last family links with with the founder of the firm retire.
Individual personal computers links us to the world wide web.
Merger with Nightingale & Bell creates the largest Edinburgh litigation firm.
We mark our centenary in legal practice.
The 1st legal firm in Scotland to use email, called ‘Telecom Gold’.
Fred Tyler, our former Chairman starts as an apprentice.
56, 60 and 66 Frederick Street purchased and linked to the other buildings.
62 Frederick Street purchased and later linked to 58 by the present corridor.
Ethel Houston became the 1st lady partner in a Scottish law firm. There were now 4 partners and 17 staff.
58 Frederick Street, was purchased with six rooms and our first ‘main door’.
William Balfour’s son, Francis, joined the partnership and retired in 1972.
The office moved to 24 Castle Street, Edinburgh.
They opened an office in Aberdeen, to keep the Orcadian connection.
He invited his nephew, Peter Manson, to enter into partnership as Balfour & Manson.
He practised on his own in Queen Street, Edinburgh.
William Balfour apprenticed to solicitors at 62 Frederick Street.