Peter McLuckie | Associate
Peter graduated from Aberdeen University with a Law Degree in 1991 and completed his traineeship in Inverness. On qualification, he joined the in-house Legal and Company Secretarial team of General Accident plc, eventually moving to the London HQ following the merger of General Accident and Commercial Union. Peter returned to Scotland in 2000, and joined the legal team of Scottish Widows plc eventually becoming Head of Legal for the Life and Pensions business.
Peter and his wife decided to return to the Highlands in 2007 when Peter joined Baxters Food Group as Company Secretary and Legal Counsel. He played a key role in supporting the growth of Baxters through acquisition in the UK and Overseas and was appointed to the Board of the Company with responsibility for legal and regulatory compliance.
Peter joined Munro and Noble in December 2016 and deals with all aspects of Corporate and Commercial work including Company formation and management, Shareholders Agreements, Commercial Contract (including Distribution and Supply contracts), Commercial Property, Joint Ventures, Acquisitions and Disposals. He has a keen interest in manufacturing businesses, particularly in the Food and Drink sector.
Pursuing his interest in Regulatory matters, Peter was appointed as an independent Legal Assessor for the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council in November 2016. He has a diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance from the International Compliance Association.
Kay Bevans Brown | Solicitor
Kay was born and educated in South Wales. She graduated from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth with an Honours degree in Law before completing her Professional Practice Qualification at The College of Law Chester. She was a partner at a large provincial Law firm in the South of England prior to moving to Scotland. After a career break she completed the Scottish Law conversion course through Strathclyde University and joined Munro and Noble’s Property Department in September 2015.
Kay is a fluent Welsh speaker.
Laura McCarthy | Solicitor
Laura was born and raised in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. She graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with an Honours degree in 2003 and with a Diploma in Higher European Studies from The Haagsehogeschool, The Hague. Laura completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Law in 2004 at The University of Sheffield before completing her traineeship and qualifying as a Solicitor in January 2008.
Due to her husband’s role as a serving member of HM Forces Laura has practised as a Solicitor far afield working in Kent, her native Yorkshire and more recently in Warminster, Wiltshire. She is a confident Advocate who has gained substantial experience from representing clients at a range of hearings within the English Court system from preliminary hearing through to trial.
Laura obtained dual qualification status in December 2014 having successfully completed the Scottish Law conversion course through Strathclyde University allowing her to practice in Scotland as well as in England and Wales.
Laura joined Munro and Noble in April 2017 and is working within the firm’s Court Department.
Calum MacPherson | Solicitor
Born and raised in Inverness, Calum returned to the Highlands after 5 years of study in Aberdeen. Welcomed into Munro and Noble at the start of June 2014 as a trainee solicitor, Calum has enjoyed developing and expanding upon the knowledge and experince that he acquired through obtaining his LLB (Hons) and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. During his traineeship, Calum has excelled in the field of Dispute Resolution. By taking a pragmatic approach, he aims to provide clients with a cost-effective and timely resolution to any legal dispute. Having completed his solicitor's training, Calum is now working within our Court Department under the guidance of our Court Partner Mary Nimmo.
Amy Fordyce | Trainee Solicitor
Amy was born and raised in Aberdeen, graduating from Robert Gordon University with a LLB Honours Degree in 2016 and the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2017.
Having family connections in the Highlands, Amy welcomed the opportunity to join Munro & Noble as a trainee in the summer of 2017 and enjoyed spending time in various departments within the firm prior to commencing her traineeship.
Currently based in our Property Shop, Amy is working under the supervision of Bruce Miller benefiting from his expertise in residential conveyancing
Catriona Dalziel | Accredited Paralegal
Catriona joined the firm in 1999 as Typist/Secretary after having previously worked in England.
In 2002 she was given the opportunity to study for Paralegal training, successfully gaining her certificate of Performance in Domestic Conveyancing in 2003.
Catriona currently works as a fee earner assisting Bruce Miller dealing with sale and purchase transactions and also remortgages.
Hazel MacGillivray | Accredited Paralegal
Hazel joined Munro & Noble in July 2012 principally to assist Mary Nimmo in the Court Department. Hazel has a wide range of specialist knowledge in the legal profession and gained her Specialist Paralegal Qualification (Level 10 (Honours Degree) of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework) in the practice area of Property Law from the University of Strathclyde in 2007. Hazel has been a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Registered Paralegal Scheme since its inception in 2010 and is entitled to use the designation M.S.S.P as a graduate recognising her specialist legal knowledge and practical skills.
Hazel continues to work with Mary Nimmo in the Court Department with divorces both under the Simplified and Ordinary Sheriff Court Procedures and is also a fee-earning member of the conveyancing team working with conveyancing partner, Deirdre Hart, in all aspects of property transactions including sales and purchases, remortgages, matrimonial conveyancing and equity release.
Suzanne Bebbington | Accredited Paralegal
Suzanne joined Munro & Noble in January 2015, as a Conveyancing Paralegal and works as a fee earner under the guidance of our Partners Bruce Miller and Tom Hillis.
Suzanne has a number of years experience in Scottish Law and is a qualified paralegal in two disciplines, ‘Conveyancing’ and ’Wills, Trusts and Executries’ and is a Fellow of the IoP (Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals).
Siobhan Darlington | Accredited Paralegal
Siobhan joined the firm in 2012 as a secretary working with the Firm's Court Department. Prior to joining she had been previously studying Business & Management at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
In 2015 she was given the opportunity to study as a specialist Family Law Paralegal at Strathclyde University. She successfully completed her qualification in 2016 and was awarded a Certificate of Performance in Specialist Paralegal Studies
Siobhan currently works as a fee earner assisting Mary Nimmo dealing with Family Law matters.
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Morag joined the firm in 1990 and, following specific training by Munro & Noble, provides paralegal support to David Hewitson.
She has considerable experience of the administration of both trusts and executries.
Angela joined Munro & Noble in 1979. For most of that time she has had the day to day responsibility for the Debt Recovery Department, a sub-department of the Court Department. Assisting mostly our business clients, but increasingly private individuals too.
Angela uses tried and tested debt recovery procedures to pursue often elusive payment. We are able to raise proceedings in all court forums and carry out all other steps to enforce payment.