Wills and Executry

At Munro & Noble, we have experienced Solicitors who are able to provide advice in relation to a complete range of Private Client matters. Whether you wish to draft a will, investigate the setting up of a power of attorney, or set up a trust, we can provide the necessary advice and prepare the documents required, catering to your individual requirements.

Our legal team regularly administer and wind up the estates of individuals that have passed away. It is our aim to be caring and empathetic in our dealings with our clients. 

Alpin Stewart : Managing Partner

Alpin Stewart

Managing Partner

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.
James Noone : Partner

James Noone


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 : Partner and Head of Wills, Trusts and Executries

Alison Foggo

Partner and Head of Wills, Trusts and Executries

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. 
Declan McGinley : Partner

Declan McGinley


Declan is a Partner of the Firm and he is based in our Wick office. Declan deals with conveyancing of all kinds, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Executry work.   He went to University of Strathclyde in 2010 and worked in the Glasgow Area.  He moved up North and joined Georgesons in 2020. In his spare time,  he enjoys watching the football, visiting friends and family in the central belt and watching UFC and anything that Louis Theroux has to offer. Georgesons was incorporated by Munro & Noble in April 2023.
Ian Donaldson : Consultant

Ian Donaldson


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


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.
Michael Cockburn : Solicitor

Michael Cockburn


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.
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.
Laura Littlejohn : Executry Paralegal

Laura Littlejohn

Executry Paralegal

Laura joined us in April 2022 as a legal secretary having previously worked as a letting agent.  She has recently completed her 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.
Helen McDonald : Executry Paralegal

Helen McDonald

Executry Paralegal

Helen began working at Georgesons in 1980 when she was a clerkess for 2 years, she then had her family and worked part time elsewhere.  Helen then returned to working at Georgesons in 2010 and has continued to do so.  She is an executry paralegal and is based in our Wick office. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym, zumba, walking and she also loves to bake.  She also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren. Georgesons was incorporated by Munro & Noble in April 2023
Jenni Evans : Executry Paralegal

Jenni Evans

Executry Paralegal

Having originally qualified as an accountant, Jenni gained experience in the legal sector as a private client paralegal in Inverness, working in executry, guardianship and power of attorney administration, prior to joining Munro & Noble in January 2023 as an Executry Paralegal. Jenni is based in our Dingwall office assisting with all aspects of executry administration and is a member of the Society of Law Accountants in Scotland. Outside of work, Jenni enjoys spending time with family and friends, and singing in a local choir.
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