The Whole Munro & Noble Team

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.
Alpin Stewart : Managing Partner & Head of Wills, Trusts & Executries

Alpin Stewart

Managing Partner & Head of Wills, Trusts & Executries

Alpin graduated with a Law and Celtic LLB (Hons) degree in 1998 from Edinburgh University before training in Portree and practising in Kyle of Lochalsh and Dingwall. In 2010 he established the George Street Law firm with Jill Miller and has considerable experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing.
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.
James Noone : Partner

James Noone

Partner

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.
Gordon McIntosh : Practice Manager

Gordon McIntosh

Practice Manager

Gordon joined the Firm in August 2010; his remit to provide strategic leadership, (along with operational management), to drive Munro & Noble forward as a proactive and progressive organisation with client care at its heart. Gordon’s expertise and qualifications are in General Business Management; he is a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute with years of business experience across Scotland.
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.
Neil Speight : Consultant

Neil Speight

Consultant

Neil brings over 30 years’ worth of experience to his role as Consultant in our Wills and Executries department where he deals with the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, “Future planning” and Executry administration. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 1990, Neil trained with the firm of MacArthur Stewart with whom he worked until the late ‘90s when he joined the firm of MacNeill & Critchley, becoming a partner there, carrying out a broad range of conveyancing work as well as dealing with Wills, Powers of Attorney and Executries. Following the merger of his firm with Macleod and MacCallum, Neil spent three years as Head of the Private Client department there before joining Munro & Noble in November 2020. Outside work Neil spends most of his time cycling and/or running up and down hills and is a more or less active member of Highland Hillrunners.
Alison Foggo : Senior Associate

Alison Foggo

Senior Associate

Alison graduated with M.A. (Hons) and LLB from the University of Glasgow and completed her Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh.  She has been a solicitor in private practice in the Highland area since 1992. 
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.
Susan J Bird : Senior Associate

Susan J Bird

Senior Associate

Susan joined Munro and Noble in 2021 as a Senior Associate and deals with residential property transactions of all kinds, including crofting related matters. She grew up in Glasgow and graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MA (Hons) in English,  an LLB (Scots Law) degree and Diploma in Legal Practice. She worked as a mental health solicitor before switching to general chamber. She moved back to the highlands in 2014 and has been practising in the Inverness area ever since.
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.
Kathryn Wright : Solicitor

Kathryn Wright

Solicitor

Kathryn joined Munro & Noble in June 2021 as a Private Client Solicitor.  She is based at our Inverness office. Kathryn deals with Wills, Trusts, Executries, Powers of Attorney and Executry Conveyancing. Kathryn was born and raised near Inverness and studied law at the University of Aberdeen where she obtained an LLB (Hons) degree in 2017, before completing the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2018. She undertook her traineeship with a firm in Inverness and qualified as a solicitor in May 2021, before joining Munro & Noble. Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys a range of outdoor activities, skiing, swimming and travelling.
Michael Cockburn : Solicitor

Michael Cockburn

Solicitor

Michael is originally from Inverness and graduated with an LLB (Hons.) degree in Law from the University of Dundee in 2018, completing the Diploma in Legal Practice there the following year. He commenced his traineeship with Munro & Noble in March 2020, and now works within our Executry department dealing with matters such as Wills, Trusts, Executries and Power of Attorneys.
Matthew Albiston : Solicitor

Matthew Albiston

Solicitor

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 matters from Family and Divorce through to Land and Boundary disputes.
Elaine Gamba : Commercial Solicitor

Elaine Gamba

Commercial Solicitor

Elaine is originally from Elgin and graduated from the University of Dundee with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2009.  She has recently completed her traineeship and is now our newest “home grown” qualified Commercial Property Solicitor. Elaine started with us June 2015 as a PA to our then Commercial Partner.  She then undertook her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and her traineeship with Munro & Noble and is now a fully qualified Commercial Property Solicitor as of July 2022.
Stephen Grant : Trainee Solicitor

Stephen Grant

Trainee Solicitor

Stephen is originally from Inverness and departed in 2015 to carry out his LLB in law with English Law at the University of Aberdeen. While on Summer breaks from university he worked within the Munro and Noble Estate agency team assisting in the sale and marketing of properties for 4 years. Having now completed his education and returned to Inverness , Stephen has re-joined the firm as a Trainee Solicitor.
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.
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.
Suzanne Bebbington : Accredited Paralegal

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).
Morag Campbell : Personal Assistant Executry Department

Morag Campbell

Personal Assistant Executry Department

Morag joined the firm in 1990, following specific training by Munro & Noble. She has considerable experience of the administration of both trusts and executries.
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.
Janice Weir : Accredited Paralegal

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) .
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.
Shona Hammell : Cash-Room Manager

Shona Hammell

Cash-Room Manager

Shona Hammell joined Munro & Noble as a part-time Cash-room Assistant in October 2000. Since joining the firm, Shona has moved to full-time work and taken on additional responsibilities, first being appointed as Cash-room Supervisor and latterly Cash-room Manager.
Margaret Bond : Cashroom Assistant Manager

Margaret Bond

Cashroom Assistant Manager

Originally from Glasgow, Margaret now lives in Ullapool with her family. Margaret joined Munro and Noble in 2018 as Assistant Cash-Room Manager having worked in Legal offices for more than 20 years as a Scottish Law Accountant and qualified Paralegal in Debt Recovery
Louise Walker : Cashroom Clerk

Louise Walker

Cashroom Clerk

Louise joined Munro & Noble in 2015, having started in the secretarial side of the firm Louise then joined the Cashroom. Louise originally comes from South Uist and has been living in Inverness for 10 years.  In her spare time Louise enjoys spending time with her daughter and Fiancé.
Elizabeth McCabe : Senior Property Sales Negotiator

Elizabeth McCabe

Senior Property Sales Negotiator

Elizabeth joined Munro & Noble in July 2017 as one our Property Agents. Having considerable experience in the Retail Sales market, Elizabeth has since become a valuable member of the team ensuring the buying and selling process is stress-free for all parties.
Nicola Forbes : Property Sales Negotiator

Nicola Forbes

Property Sales Negotiator

Nicola was born in Inverness she joined the firm in January 2020 as a Receptionist, she has since then progressed on to work within our Estate Agency Department as a Property Agent.   
Fiona Cherrett : Lettings Manager

Fiona Cherrett

Lettings Manager

Fiona’s previous experience has seen her serve in the British Army, more recently working for an Onshore Helicopter Company and a local Digital Marketing Agency. I enjoy fitness training, adventure sports such as canyoning and skiing, photography and taking walks with my husband and dogs
Denise Thorne : Lettings Agent

Denise Thorne

Lettings Agent

Denise originally from Ullapool, joined the firm in 2014 as a receptionist, moving to our lettings team in 2017. She has many years of experience in administration and customer service, previously working for a freight company.
Robert Booth : Property Sales Negotiator

Robert Booth

Property Sales Negotiator

After 5 years working in the automotive industry, Robert began his career in lettings in March 2019. He attained his CIH level 3 Certificate in Letting and Managing Residential Property in July 2021 and joined Munro & Noble as a Lettings Agent in August 2021.  
Susan Bloczynski : Typing Pool Supervisor

Susan Bloczynski

Typing Pool Supervisor

Susan joined the firm in April 2014 after 26 years in the financial services industry. Susan has a wealth of administrative, managerial and staff management experience and is currently Typing Pool Supervisor.
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.
Lesley Gardner : Legal Secretary

Lesley Gardner

Legal Secretary

Lesley joined Munro & Noble in 2020 and has 30 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary. Lesley has a wealth of experience both in private client and more recently residential conveyancing.
Fiona O’Donnell : Legal Secretary

Fiona O’Donnell

Legal Secretary

Fiona is an experienced legal secretary who joined the firm in October 2014, having previously worked for the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service based at Dingwall Sheriff Court for 23 years. 
Laura Littlejohn : Trainee Paralegal

Laura Littlejohn

Trainee Paralegal

Laura joined us in April 2022 as a legal secretary having previously worked as a letting agent.  She is currently undertaking a Paralegal Course in Wills, Executries & Trusts and is based at our Dingwall office.  Outside of work, Laura enjoys spending time with my family and friends and walking the dog.
Sylvia Dow : Legal Secretary

Sylvia Dow

Legal Secretary

Andy Roxby : Registry Supervisor

Andy Roxby

Registry Supervisor

Andy commenced his career with the Armed Services at the age of 15 and after 16 years transferred to the Royal Saudi Air Force with British Aerospace.  On completion, he then enjoyed 21 years in the oil fabrication industry working around Europe as an International Procurer for the  onshore/offshore industry. Andy then joined Munro and Noble 21 years ago and  am employed as the Registry Supervisor.
Seonaid Macrae : Lettings Agent

Seonaid Macrae

Lettings Agent

Seonie is a new addition to the Letting’s Team.  Having spent over 25 years in sales, it was time for something new. She is looking forward to learning all about Property Lettings and to gaining her CIH qualification! A born and bred Invernessian, she is a keen amateur chef and is particularly fond of Italian and French cuisines. For her the highlight of 2022 was fileting a mackerel with John Christophe Novelli!  She describes herself as a cat lady and the proud ‘owner’ of Jasmine, a very vocal Bengal
Rory O’Donnell : Registry Clerk

Rory O’Donnell

Registry Clerk

Melanie Wright : Receptionist

Melanie Wright

Receptionist

Originally from Dingwall joined the firm November 2021, worked in Admin for over 12 years before making a change. Outside of work enjoys spending time with family and friends and walking her dog Broony.
Leah Campbell : Court Legal Secretary

Leah Campbell

Court Legal Secretary

Leah joined Munro & Noble in September 2022.  She works as a Legal Secretary and assists the Court Department.  Leah has many years of administrative experience having joined us from the Highland Council.   In her spare time, Leah enjoys cooking and spending time with her two sausage dogs – Winnie and Ozzie.
Melanie Fraser : Legal Secretary

Melanie Fraser

Legal Secretary

Mel joined Munro & Noble in 2021 and has many years of legal secretary experience.  She assists the Solicitors within the Court Department.    Out of the office Mel enjoys spending time with her family.
Clara Richardson : Legal Secretary

Clara Richardson

Legal Secretary

Clara works within our Court Department as a legal secretary, Clara has a vast amount of legal secretarial experience whilst working as a personal assistant in Hong Kong.   Outside of work,  Clara enjoys going for walks, cooking and seeing her family.
Harpreet Doherty :

Harpreet Doherty

Harpreet joined Munro & Noble in 2022 and is an assistant in our Conveyancing Department.  Harpreet has many years of experience having worked in solicitors’ firms in both Inverness and Fort William. Outside of work Harpreet enjoys spending time with her family and friends and going for walks with her new puppy!
Megan Stewart : Trainee Legal Secretary

Megan Stewart

Trainee Legal Secretary

Megan joined us as a trainee legal secretary in August 2022 following on from her completing a HNC in Administration at the University of Highland and Islands.  Outside of the office, Megan enjoys walking her three spaniels.