Estate Administration

Losing a loved one can be a very difficult and distressing time. For many of us, the thought of having to deal with all the formalities necessary to administer the estate of a deceased person including possible claims by third parties, is both daunting and difficult. It is also likely to involve unfamiliar processes.

Sympathetic and knowledgeable guidance on how to proceed combined with assistance in doing so provides comfort and peace of mind that everything has been dealt with properly by a professional adviser and according to the law.  

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.
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 Solicitor

Alison Foggo

Senior Solicitor

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.
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.Michael can be contacted by email at michaelc@munronoble.com
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).