Conveyancing

Through Munro & Noble Property Shop, estate agency services are operated from ground floor premises which attract the attention of the heavy volume of passing pedestrian and vehicle traffic as well as providing a convenient point of contact for people wishing to purchase properties being sold for clients of the firm.

Extensive and knowledgeable support on all aspects of the law of conveyancing in domestic house purchase and sales is provided by our fully qualified legal staff, with the bulk of work being carried out by partners of the firm with many years of experience in dealing with domestic conveyancing for private clients.

We also have many years of experience of undertaking commercial property transactions, including  the sale, purchase and lease of Farms, Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Retail Units, Office Accommodation, Crofts (see Business and Company, Agriculture and Crofting).

Alida Bryce : Partner and Head of Conveyancing

Alida Bryce

Partner and Head of Conveyancing

Born in Aberdeen, Alida graduated from Aberdeen University in 1985 with a degree in Law and in 1986 with a Diploma in Legal Practice. She then went on to complete her legal trainee-ship with a firm of solicitors in Aberdeen. Alida joined Munro & Noble with some 25 years of experience in all aspects of Property related matters including sale and purchases as well as re-mortgages and other conveyancing matters.
Deirdre Hart : Partner

Deirdre Hart

Partner

Deirdre graduated from Glasgow University with an honours Law Degree in 1993, having specialised in comparative law, and then proceeded to complete her Diploma in Legal Practice. She secured a traineeship with Munro & Noble in 1994 and remained with the firm, becoming a partner in April 2003. Deirdre specialises in residential conveyancing and is head of our expanding residential Lettings Department. Outside of work, Deirdre enjoys a busy family life in Glen Urquhart.
Laura McCarthy : Partner

Laura McCarthy

Partner

Laura 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, practising as a Solicitor across the country. She joined Munro and Noble in 2017 and works within the Court Department.
Kay Bevans Brown : Partner

Kay Bevans Brown

Partner

Kay graduated from the University College of Wales with an Honours degree in Law before completing her Professional Practice Qualification at The College of Law Chester. She was previously a partner at a large provincial law firm in England before completing her Scottish Law conversion course and joining Munro and Noble's Property Department in 2015.
Ian Donaldson : Consultant

Ian Donaldson

Consultant

Ian deals with conveyancing as well as Wills and executries. Ian joined Munro & Noble in 2020 to work mainly from our Aviemore office, to help serve the legal needs of the Badenoch & Strathspey area.
Caroline McIntosh : Senior Associate

Caroline McIntosh

Senior Associate

Caroline joined Munro and Noble in 2021 as a Senior Associate and deals with residential property transactions of all kinds.She grew up in the north of England and Ayrshire before  graduating from the University of Edinburgh with an LLB (Hons) degree and Diploma in Legal Practice. After training and working initially in Edinburgh , a spell south of the border in Newcastle and a family career break Caroline moved to the Highlands in 1992 and has been practising in Inverness and Moray ever since.Out of the office Caroline enjoys spending time with her family, yoga and learning languages.
Kathleen Sutherland : Solicitor

Kathleen Sutherland

Solicitor

Kathleen graduated from Robert Gordon University with a BA Law and Management, LLB (Hons) and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. She undertook a year of her traineeship in Caithness before completing her training with Munro and Noble, qualifying as a solicitor in 2019. Kathleen currently works in Dingwall dealing with Residential Conveyancing, Crofting, Wills and Power of Attorney.
Elaine Gamba : Trainee Solicitor

Elaine Gamba

Trainee Solicitor

Elaine graduated from the University of Dundee with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2009 before working in the city as a Legal Secretary for 6 years. Elaine originally joined Munro & Noble as a PA in 2015 before undertaking a Paralegal position within the conveyancing department. Graduating with a Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in July 2020, she has begun a traineeship within the firm.
Freya MacLeod : English Law Trainee Solicitor

Freya MacLeod

English Law Trainee Solicitor

After graduating with an LLB (Hons) from the Open University in 2018, Freya studied her Master of Laws alongside the Legal Practice Course in 2019 at Nottingham Trent University. Previously working as a Conveyancing Paralegal and gaining experience at a busy Manchester Law firm, she joined Munro & Noble and their expanding Conveyancing Department. She is now undertaking her English Traineeship at the firm.Outside work, Freya enjoys meeting up with family and friends and walking her dog Chica.
Catriona Dalziel : Senior Accredited Paralegal

Catriona Dalziel

Senior Accredited Paralegal

Catriona joined the firm in 1999 as Typist/Secretary before gaining her certificate of Performance in Domestic Conveyancing in 2003. Today she is a senior member of our Paralegal team.
Sophie Leatham : Conveyancing Paralegal

Sophie Leatham

Conveyancing Paralegal

Sophie joined Munro & Noble in June 2021 as a Conveyancing Paralegal following 5 years in another firm. Sophie completed her Paralegal Qualification in Residential Conveyancing in November 2018. Outside of work, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, walking her two dogs and travelling.
Rebecca Rea : Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Rebecca Rea

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Rebecca joined the firm in October 2021 as a Conveyancing Paralegal following previous experience in another local firm. Rebecca has completed her Specialist Paralegal Qualification in Residential Conveyancing and has a keen interest in assisting those purchasing using Shared Equity Schemes.
Jenni McPhillips : PA to the Commercial Department

Jenni McPhillips

PA to the Commercial Department

Jenni has over ten years’ experience as a Legal Secretary focused primarily on residential conveyancing. She joined Munro & Noble to assist Kay Bevans Brown in the Commercial department and is looking forward to new challenges as the department grows. Outside of work Jenni is a practitioner of mindfulness and yoga.
Chantal Jakubec : Legal Secretary

Chantal Jakubec

Legal Secretary

Chantal joined the firm in 2002 and primarily assists our Partner, Deirdre Hart.  Chantal has a wealth of experience which she brings to Munro & Noble.