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Sue Arrowsmith Rodger

Sue has been assisting individuals and families in Fife with their legal needs since 2005, and has been practicing law since completing her honours legal degree and diploma at the University of Aberdeen in 2002.  She is a solicitor and notary public and also has a joint honours degree in Accountancy.

Stuart Mackie

Stuart is an Associate in our Angus Team.

He joined the firm in 2008 and gained over six years experience as a court lawyer, dealing with a whole range of disputes from criminal defence to contract disputes. Over the last few years Stuart has been providing private client services to our Angus clients. He has a broad experience base and is well placed to advise our individual and corporate clients on a whole range of matters.

Stephanie Pratt

Stephanie advises clients throughout Fife, Perthshire and further afield in all aspects of succession planning. Not only does Stephanie advise clients on Wills and Powers of Attorney she works closing with our Agricultural team advising farmers and land owners on their succession planning needs.

Stephanie also has a keen interest in advising trustees of both private and charitable trusts along with dealing with taxation issues for both trusts and individuals. She is also involved in assisting elderly clients manage their finances.

Rachel High

Based in Dundee, Rachel is a solicitor in our busy Private client team. She advises individuals and families on a range of matters including Will drafting, Powers of Attorney, Succession Planning and executry administration.

Rachel studied at the University of Edinburgh, graduating in 2013 and receiving her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2014 from the University of Dundee.

Rachel Anderson

Rachel is a Solicitor in our Private Client team in Dundee.

She advises individuals and families on a range of issues including the drafting of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Executries, inheritance tax planning, and asset protection. Rachel’s considered and sensitive approach is welcomed by many clients and has resulted in her client base and reputation growing across Dundee.

Nick Barclay

With more than 30 years experience in the legal profession, Nick is regarded as one Scotland’s most able practitioners in the fields of Wills, Trusts, Executries, Inheritance Tax planning and law relating to the elderly. With his calm and measured approach, Nick is relied on by generations of families to provide practical solutions to whatever problems they may be facing. Nick is also frequently consulted by business clients on succession and tax planning issues.

Nick is a registered Trust and Estate practitioner.

Murray Etherington

Murray is the head of our the Private Client department and works with clients across Scotland to help manage their personal affairs and plan for the future. 

He deals with all aspects of general private client work including Executries, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts, Asset Protection and Inheritance Tax Planning.

Morna Coutts

Morna is partner in our Edinburgh Office and has more than 20 years’ experience advising on private client matters.

She has a broad practice, but specialises in asset protection advice for high net worth individuals and their families, with particular expertise in advising farmers and landowners, business owners and lottery winners.

Megan Maclean

Megan is a senior solicitor in our Private client team based in Edinburgh. She advises individuals and families on a range of issues including succession planning, trust and executry administration and asset protection. She also advises on Powers of Attorney and Will drafting.

Megan studied law at the University of Abertay, graduating in 2011 and receiving her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Dundee in 2013. She joined Thorntons as a trainee solicitor in May 2014 and qualified in June 2016. Megan is also a Notary Public.

Lynne Hopkins

An Associate in our Private Client department, after many years working for Thorntons in Dundee, Lynne is now based principally in our Kirkcaldy office, a return to the area of Fife where she originates from.

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