Inverness 01463 221727 | Dingwall 01349 866777 | Aviemore 01479 788688

Inverness 01463 221727

Dingwall 01349 866777

Aviemore 01479 788688


Mary Nimmo | Partner

Mary was born in Helmsdale, Sutherland and educated at Golspie High School. Mary moved to Aberdeen in 1990 before moving back to Inverness and joining Munro & Noble as a trainee.

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.

Mary has been appointed as a Court Reporter and an advanced Collaborative Lawyer. She is Chairperson of the Board of Fundraising for THE ARCHIE Foundation in the Highlands and is a member of the Family Law Association of Scotland and CALM.

Mary is a legal advisor to Timespan Heritage and Art Centre and is a Patron of the Helmsdale Highland Games.

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Alpin Stewart | Partner

Born and raised in Inverness, Alpin studied at Edinburgh University where he graduated LLB (Hons) (Law and Celtic) in 1988.   He trained in Portree and over the intervening years has practiced there, in Kyle of Lochalsh and in Dingwall.   In 2010, he and Jill Miller established the firm of George Street Law.

Alpin has considerable experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing and has a particular interest in Crofting Law.

Outside of work, Alpin sings with Dingwall Gaelic Choir, keeps bees and enjoys hill walking and cycle touring with his dog, Mollie.

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Deirdre Hart | Partner

Born and raised in the north west of Ireland, 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, again at Glasgow.

Deirdre was delighted to secure a traineeship placement with Munro & Noble in 1994. Following her traineeship she remained with Munro & Noble as an Assistant and was appointed an Associate of the firm in April 1998 and a Partner in April 2003. She 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. 

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Alida Bryce | Partner

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. 

Following a career break to have three children, she returned to work as a lawyer, becoming a Partner with an Aberdeen law firm i n 2013.

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. 

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Kay Bevans Brown | Partner

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.

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Laura McCarthy | Partner

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.

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