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.
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.
Duncan Chisholm : Group Sales and Marketing Manager

Duncan Chisholm

Group Sales and Marketing Manager

Duncan joined Munro and Noble in March 2020, having a long career within a variety of local and national media companies. He has a vast experience in Sales, Marketing and Business development which will allow Munro and Noble to look at how we do business smarter, look at opportunities of partnerships and increase the profile of Munro and Noble and its services.
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.
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.
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.
Alison Foggo : Associate

Alison Foggo

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.
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 in our Dingwall 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.
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 : Trainee Solicitor

Elaine Gamba

Trainee Solicitor

Elaine graduated from the University of Dundee with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2009 before working in the city as a Legal Secretary for 6 years. Elaine originally joined Munro & Noble as a PA in 2015 before undertaking a Paralegal position within the conveyancing department. Graduating with a Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in July 2020, she has begun a traineeship within the firm.
Michael Cockburn : Trainee Solicitor

Michael Cockburn

Trainee 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.
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 in the registry department as a registry assistant.
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.
Jacqueline Brown : Accredited Debt Recovery Paralegal

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. 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.
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) .
Dinah MacDonald : Family Law Paralegal

Dinah MacDonald

Family Law Paralegal

Dinah has 28 years of legal experience in conveyancing and family law. Dinah joined the Munro and Noble team in 2019.
Rebecca Rea : Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Rebecca Rea

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Rebecca joined the firm in October 2021 as a Conveyancing Paralegal following previous experience in another local firm. Rebecca has completed her Specialist Paralegal Qualification in Residential Conveyancing and has a keen interest in assisting those purchasing using Shared Equity Schemes.
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

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.
Hamish Malcolm : Mortgage Advice Bureau Manager

Hamish Malcolm

Mortgage Advice Bureau Manager

Hamish has decades of banking experience within, holding senior positions with both Bank of Scotland and RBS before leaving banking in 2013. From there, Hamish joined City Financial Aberdeen Ltd as Business Development Consultant during a period of their expansion. His role at Munro & Noble Financial Services Limited will see him use his extensive contacts in the lending world. He will also offer a free review of life and related insurance cover for any clients with lending.
Aneta Dunnett : Mortgage Advice Bureau Advisor

Aneta Dunnett

Mortgage Advice Bureau Advisor

Born and raised in south of Poland, Aneta completed her education in Silesia region of Poland and graduated from Poznan School of Banking with a masters international finance and banking degree in 2008. She specialises in residential mortgages and life protection.
Lynne MacKay : Mortgage Advice Bureau Administrator

Lynne MacKay

Mortgage Advice Bureau Administrator

Joined Financial Services when I was 17, I moved to Edinburgh for a few years to work in Business Banking then decided to move back up North and joined RBS.Worked with RBS for a number of years, managing support teams then moving onto a role as a Business Manager working with SME customers.After leaving the bank , I have a young family and have also been book keeping for the family business.Now delighted to be working within Munro and Noble Financial Services.
Thomas Jones : Property Manager Dingwall

Thomas Jones

Property Manager Dingwall

Thomas is an experienced sales negotiator having joined the firm in 2006 after graduating from Napier University and undertaking sales roles in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Thomas is heavily involved in all aspects of property sales and has a wealth of expert knowledge of the local market, having been born and raised in Inverness.
Elizabeth McCabe : Sales Negotiator

Elizabeth McCabe

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 Agent

Nicola Forbes

Property Agent

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.
Colin Dunphy : Graphic Designer

Colin Dunphy

Graphic Designer

Working in conjunction with the Group Sales and Marketing Manager and the Property Shop Team, Colin utilises his skills to create bespoke property brochures for clients, as well as designing marketing materials to help increase Munro and Noble’s profile in the Highlands and beyond.
Fiona Cherrett : Lettings Manager

Fiona Cherrett

Lettings Manager

My background summary is working for HM Forces, British Army for 15 years, operating worldwide in Multi-Modal Logistics serving in Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Norway, Cyprus, Germany & Sierra Leone etc.  Since leaving the British Army I continued to travel overseas for a number of years with my husband who has since completed his full military service.  We moved to Inverness in 2015 to settle our family that consists of my husband Simon and our two daughters Lauren & Amelia.  I have also worked for an Onshore Helicopter Company within their Operations department, and most recently for a Digital Marketing Company.  I enjoy learning photography, going to my local training gym, a few adventure sports such as canyoning and skiing when time allows and taking long walks with my husband and dogs.
Iona Colmar : Lettings Agent

Iona Colmar

Lettings Agent

Iona holds the Level 6 qualification from ARLA Propertymark in Residential Lettings and Property Management (Scotland) and has many years’ experience in sales & marketing mainly in the property market.
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.
Alana White : Lettings Agent

Alana White

Lettings Agent

Originally from Glasgow Alana joined Munro and Noble back in 2018 after relocating from Chester. Alana has worked in lettings for over 6 years with good customer service and property experience. Previous to this she worked for Mercedes Benz for 4 years.
Robert Booth : Lettings Agent

Robert Booth

Lettings Agent

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.
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.
Rory O’Donnell : Registry Clerk

Rory O’Donnell

Registry Clerk

Shona Henry : Receptionist

Shona Henry

Receptionist

Shona is originally from Helmsdale and joined the firm in 2020. Prior to joining Munro and Noble, Shona worked as a nurse in Edinburgh and while taking a break to have her family she graduated from University of Stirling with a degree in Politics and a Masters in Historical Research. Most recently she has worked in the library service.Outside of work Shona enjoys spending time with her family and friends and enjoys watching Highland Rugby Club.