Inverness 01463 221727 | Dingwall 01349 866777 | Aviemore 01479 788688

Inverness 01463 221727

Dingwall 01349 866777

Aviemore 01479 788688

Legal Team

Emma Linn | Senior Associate

Emma is originally from Inverness and graduated in Law from the University of Edinburgh in 1999, completing the Diploma in Legal Practice there the following year. 

She trained in Inverness and Glasgow, and worked in large commercial firms in Glasgow before returning to Inverness in 2010. Since then, Emma has worked in-house at Highlands & Islands Airports Limited and in the commercial department of two local firms. She joined Munro & Noble in 2019 to head up the Corporate and Commercial Department. 

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James Noone | 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.  Whilst at university he worked for Buchanan Campbell Solicitors, a Glasgow firm which specialised in personal injury.

In 2011 he undertook his traineeship at Renfrewshire Law Centre, which supported some of the most impoverished areas in Scotland.  Whilst there James defended clients from debt recovery and eviction proceedings.

On completing his traineeship in 2013 James accepted a position within the Highland Council’s Litigation and Advice department.  During his 5 years at Highland Council James was involved in a broad spectrum of Summary Cause, Ordinary Cause, Simple Procedure and Summary Applications, including: permanence orders, adoptions, guardianships, Trading Standard’s actions, sequestration, ASBO’s, rights of access and land ownership disputes, contract law, delictual claims and debt recovery being one of only a handful of solicitors, within Scotland, to successfully arrest a vessel on the dependence before securing payment.

James joined Munro and Noble at the beginning of 2019 having been attracted to the Firm’s ethos and commitment to outstanding client satisfactions. 

Outside of work James enjoys squash, hillwalking, mountain biking and motor biking.

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Chris Allan | Associate

Chris completed his first Degree in Anatomical Science at the University of Dundee before returning to his hometown to study Law at the University of Glasgow. He trained at Mitchells Roberton, the oldest law firm in Glasgow, before commencing a career in civil litigation with other local law firms, most recently specialising in personal injury.

Chris joined Munro & Noble in summer 2019 where he now deals with Private Client matters, including Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts and Executries.

Being a keen Munro bagger, he is looking forward to exploring the many mountains the Highlands have to offer.

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Nicole Killman | Solicitor

Nicole is originally from Aberdeenshire and graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with an LLB (Hons) Law degree in 2015. She then completed her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow the following year. Nicole has undertaken work placements in firms in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Moray and Inverness. She commenced her solicitor's traineeship in Aberdeen, completing it at Munro and Noble after transferring here in April 2019. Nicole qualified as a solicitor in September 2019, and now works within our conveyancing department dealing with matters such as sales and purchases (including part exchanges and purchases using help to buy schemes), re-mortgages and matrimonial conveyancing.

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Kathleen Sutherland ׀ Solicitor

Kathleen was born in Inverness and raised in Alness, She graduated from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen with a BA Law and Management, LLB (Hons) and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.

Kathleen undertook a year of her traineeship with a firm in Caithness before returning to the local area to complete her training with Munro & Noble.  She qualified as a solicitor in November 2019 and is currently working from the firm's Dingwall office dealing with Residential Conveyancing, Crofting, Wills and Power of Attorney.

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Catriona Dalziel | Senior 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. today she is a senior member of our Paralegal team.

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Hazel MacGillivray | Senior 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.

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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.

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).

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Janice Weir | Accredited Paralegal

Janice has worked in Dingwall for over 25 years as a legal secretary.  In 2009 she studied residential conveyancing through Strathclyde University and qualified in 2010 as a paralegal. She is a  Fellow of the IoP (Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals) . 

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Jacqueline Brown | Accredited Debt Recovery Paralegal

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.

Jacqueline has been assisting Mary Nimmo within the Court Department for over 2 years now and has recently qualified as a Specialist Debt Recovery Paralegal.  She has a wide range of expertise in assisting a wide variety of clients from large scale corporations to sole traders and individuals in recovering or managing debt. Jacqueline is normally the first point of contact in the majority of all Debt Recovery cases and enquiries.   Jacqueline has been highly involved in notable successes the Firm has had in recovering significant outstanding corporate debts. 

Jacqueline has been fundamental in the preparation of numerous Debt Recovery Court Actions and frequently liaises with several debtors of the Firm itself and client’s debtors.  Jacqueline has successfully negotiated settlement terms in order to avoid litigation when required. Jacqueline currently works as a fee earner assisting Court Partner Mary Nimmo.

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Michelle McPherson | Conveyancing Paralegal

Michelle joined Munro & Noble in 2017 following 6 years in another firm which she joined straight from school.

She started her Conveyancing Paralegal training in 2018, qualifying in 2019.  

Michelle works within the conveyancing department dealing with all aspects of conveyancing including part-exchanges and purchases under help to buy schemes.

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Elaine Gamba | Conveyancing Paralegal

Elaine is originally from Elgin and graduated from the University of Dundee with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2009.  She stayed in Dundee for another 6 years working as a Legal Secretary for a small city center firm.  In 2015 Elaine moved to Inverness and took up a position with Munro & Noble as P.A to our now retired conveyancer partner, Tom Hillis thereafter, moving to a Paralegal position within the firm’s residential conveyancing department.  In 2018 she began the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at Robert Gordon University which she is completing on a part-time basis whilst also working full-time.   Due to graduate in July 2020 Elaine will then be undertaking her Traineeship within the firm.

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Morag Campbell

Morag joined the firm in 1990 and, following specific training by Munro & Noble.

She has considerable experience of the administration of both trusts and executries.

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Dinah MacDonald

Dinah joined the firm in October 2019 supporting Emma Linn in the Corporate & Commercial Department. Prior to that, she had 28 years legal experience in conveyancing and family law.

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