Stuart is a key member of our Private Client team in Dundee and Angus. He has a broad experience base and is well placed to advise individuals, families and corporate clients on a range of matters.
Stuart advises clients on matters ranging from contentious disputes to succession advice, wills, powers of attorney, trusts and the administration of estates; and he regularly deals with contentious executries, contentious guardianship applications and other disputes arising from private client matters. Stuart successfully completed the STEP Diploma in Trusts & Estates in Scotland, with merit, in 2019.
Stuart joined Thorntons in 2008 starting his legal career as a court lawyer. The six years experience he gained in this field mean he is well placed to deal with contentious matters.
Stuart also gained a MSc in Environment & Health and Safety in 2014. He has a particular interest in matters surrounding health and safety at work and the defense of Health and Safety Prosecutions; he is a graduate member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
Stuart is currently the Chairman of local Forfar charity "The Pitstop" which aims to promote the positive development of young people and to promote intergenerational projects in the local area. He is also the Group Scout Leader at the 6th Forfar Scout Group.