Family

Our Family Law team offers specialist and compassionate advice to clients in all matters relating to Family and Child Law. We will spend time getting to know you and your family’s circumstances. Our advice will be practical and empathetic. Our experienced team can offer advice and representation on a range of matters such as separation and divorce, which could potentially utilise up to date methods such as collaboration or mediation to aid an amicable agreement between the separating couple.

The department also assists clients prior to entering into a formal partnership through pre-nuptial agreements, or when considering cohabitation, including a civil partnership

Regrettably, an individual can find themselves in an abusive relationship. Our family law team are empathetic and caring, they can help you through this difficult and traumatic period. Click on the link to protective remedies for further information.

Mary Nimmo : Senior Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution

Mary Nimmo

Senior Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution

Mary heads up our Court Department and advises clients in Litigation matters in both the Sheriff Courts and the Court of Session. In particular she deals with Civil Court matters, personal injury and medical negligence cases along with an extensive range of other issues, including family law. She has been appointed as a Court Reporter and an advanced Collaborative Lawyer.
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.
James Noone : Senior Associate

James Noone

Senior Associate

James was born and raised in the central belt.  He graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with an LLB (hons) in 2010 before undertaking his Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow the following year. He has experience working within the Highland Council's Litigation and Advice department before joining Munro and Noble at the beginning of 2019.
Dinah MacDonald : Family Law Paralegal

Dinah MacDonald

Family Law Paralegal

Dinah has 28 years of legal experience in conveyancing and family law, joining us in October 2019 to support Emma Linn in the Corporate & Commercial Department.