Family Law

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.
Sarah Windsor : Consultant

Sarah Windsor


Sarah is a highly experienced solicitor with over fifteen years of experience specialising exclusively in family law. She is based between our Inverness and Dingwall offices, and deals with all family law matters, including child contact/residence, financial provision on divorce/relationship breakdown, adoptions, and cohabitee claims. Sarah endeavours to resolve disputes as amicably and expeditiously as possible, but she also has extensive litigation experience, covering a wide area of courts primarily in the Highlands and Islands, and on occasion other Sheriffdoms in Scotland.
Matthew Albiston : Associate

Matthew Albiston


After growing up in Moray, Matthew completed his LLB and Diploma at Strathclyde University before completing his traineeship with a firm in Glasgow, qualifying as a solicitor in 2020. Matthew joined Munro & Noble’s Court Team in March 2021 and is confident in advising clients on a range of civil matters, with a particular interest in Land and Boundary disputes.Matthew manages a varied caseload and regularly appears at Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland in a broad range of cases. Matthew is experienced and familiar with navigating the complexities of civil litigation and in negotiation of resolution and settlement of cases for his clients.Matthew is client focused and strives to deliver practical advice and guidance to clients in respect of litigation and pre-litigation. He regularly collaborates with colleagues throughout the firm to ensure that his client’s needs and expectations are met and exceeded.Matthew is also a Notary Public and recently became Associate in June 2024.
Kirsteen Reekie : Solicitor

Kirsteen Reekie


Kirsteen joined Munro & Noble Court department in Oct 2023, as a mature student she studied part time completing her LLB (Hons) at Abertay University (2104), thereafter she worked as a family law assistant in Edinburgh before completing her PG Dip at Dundee University (2017) where she was awarded a Merit in Family Law.  Initially working in Dundee for a year and then relocating to the Highlands in 2019 she worked in conveyancing and then completed her traineeship in Conveyancing, Executries, Power of Attorneys, Wills and Guardianships, she now wishes to focus on Family Law with Court work.Out with work Kirsteen has previously volunteered with Citizen Advice and Rights Fife (2013 – 2016) and Childrens Hearing Scotland (2019 – 2023).  Nowadays she also likes to spend time with family whenever possible and also volunteers in the local community when the need arises, she also likes a bit of Karaoke for fun as well as reading for quieter times.
Jacqueline Brown : Head of Marketing

Jacqueline Brown

Head of Marketing

Jacqueline Brown joined the firm in 2015 as a secretary working with the Firm's Court Department. Prior to joining she had been previously studying Accounting at the University of the Highlands and Islands. She has recently qualified as a Specialist Debt Recovery Paralegal and has a wide range of expertise in assisting a variety of clients in recovering or managing debt.
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