Meet The Team

Our success is based on the skill, expertise and experience of our dedicated team of property and legal experts, all of whom have worked in the Edinburgh property market for many years. All of our staff are dedicated to providing the highest levels of customer service. They are all easy to contact, will listen carefully to everything you have to say and work closely with you, keeping you updated every step of the way.

Mark Coulter

Chief Executive

Mark is the founder of Coulters which is the culmination of his experience in the property industry spanning over twenty years. Mark has experience in London, Newcastle and in Edinburgh and has been a Director, of firms including Savills, Chesterton and Lindsays the latter of which culminated in being awarded the ‘Residential Property Team of the Year in 2012’ in the Scott & Co Legal Awards.

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Ben Di Rollo

Director (Sales)

Ben has an in-depth knowledge of the Edinburgh property market, having worked in the industry for over ten years. Most recently, he was Head of Property Sales at UK top-50 legal firm, HBJ Gateley, where he managed the re-branding of its property sales division, increasing sales and improving customer service. He has experience harnessing innovative technology, having developed mobile property apps and our market-leading Open Book client portal.

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Ross MacKay


Ross is a highly experienced solicitor with over 35 years in practice. He is currently Convenor of the Law Society of Scotland’s Property Law Committee and, for the past ten years, has been Chair of the Edinburgh Conveyancers Forum. Ross is the principal author of the Scottish Standard Clauses (the technical conditions for the sale and purchase of residential properties now used by the vast majority of solicitors in Scotland).

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Alastair Shepherd


Alastair is a highly respected solicitor with 35 years’ experience of property law. He specialises in rural property, but has many clients on the urban side. After qualifying at Brodies WS he became a partner with Henderson & Jackson WS, and spent 28 years with that firm. Alastair is a Director of Lathallan School, Aberdeenshire and a Council Member of the Society of Writers to the Signet.

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Louise Williams


Louise is a Partner who specialises in residential property. She has many years of experience buying and selling residential properties and provides advice on all aspects of conveyancing and moving home. Louise undertook an apprenticeship (as it was known at the time) with Henderson & Jackson, before working in the diverse environments of Kirkwall and Glasgow. She then moved to Dundas & Wilson CS and thereafter to Olivers WS. In 2010 she moved, along with the rest of Olivers, to HBJ. In 2016 she made the move to Coulters.

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Marcus Di Rollo

Director (Lettings)

Marcus is an experienced property professional with particular expertise in managing personal property portfolios. He has exacting standards that ensure landlords know their properties are in safe hands.

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Sam Paulo

Director (Lettings)

Sam joined Coulters with six years of experience working as a property manager and fund accountant with Shapes Property Auctions, and Ernst & Young respectively. Sam’s specialism is a proactive and hands-on approach to residential lettings and he helms Coulters’ festival and holiday rental portfolio.

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Tara Willis

Associate (Operations)

Tara joined Coulters as a Paralegal but quickly moved into her current role of Operations Manager, to further utilise her 20+ years experience in residential property, lettings and global relocation. Tara applies exceptional analysis and process management skills to ensure that Coulters continues to develop as a business. She is responsible for improving efficiency, operations and customer service across the company.

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Sophie Strand

Lettings Manager

Sophie joined Coulters with a background in retail and hospitality, bringing with her exceptional customer service skills and an open and warm attitude. An Edinburgh local, she knows the city and its property market well. Working as a Lettings Manager, Sophie interacts with both Landlords and tenants ensuring everything runs smoothly on a daily basis.

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Christina Waddell

Trainee Solicitor

Christina brings with her a wealth of academic and practical experience. She graduated with a LLB from the University of Glasgow before obtaining a Masters in Law at the University of Aberdeen. After her studies she has worked with a number of other firms as a paralegal, including Gilson Gray. Christina would now like to qualify as a solicitor and joins the legal team as a trainee.

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Nikki Lemon


Nikki is a qualified Specialist Residential Paralegal and has over 20 years’ experience in the property sector. She qualified from the University of Strathclyde in 2009. Nikki has worked for high-profile London firms such as Mischcon de Reya and Amhurst Brown Colombotti (now Howard Kennedy). For the past three years, she has assisted Ross MacKay in the Residential Team at HBJ Property. She now deals with sales, purchases, re-mortgages, transfers of title and all other types of residential property work.

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Jayne Rowney


Jayne is a qualified Conveyancing Paralegal. She has her over thirty years of experience: previously ten years at Colin Blaikie & Co and then Blackadders LLP.

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Ailsa McCreath

Legal Administrator

Ailsa joins Coulters as a Legal Administrator with a wealth of experience with a number of firms over a twenty-year period. Ailsa is a great team player and her work provides important support to the legal department.

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Liz Ford

Legal Administrator

Liz has over 16 years’ experience working in property sales in both Edinburgh and East Lothian. Her current role is to support the legal team in their work associated with property sales. She has a degree in languages from Edinburgh University.

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Lesley Wright

Legal Administrator

Lesley has 30 years of legal experience in all aspects of law, including court, litigation, family law, private client and residential conveyancing. Lesley previously worked in the private client department of HBJ Gateley for 7 years.

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Victoria Mackie

Senior Sales Administrator

Victoria graduated from Robert Gordon University in 2015 with a first class business management degree. During her studies she also completed a year-long placement working as a business analyst, developing an eye for detail. Victoria is keen to apply both her academic and commercial skills within the Property Market.

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Amanda Kerley

Sales Administrator

Amanda joined Coulters having spent almost a decade in luxury fashion retail, most recently as a personal shopper for a high-end Edinburgh brand. Having swapped the aesthetics of fashion for Edinburgh property, Amanda has an eye for detail and a reputation for exceptional customer service. Supporting the sales team in the Marchmont branch, Amanda provides the first point of contact for clients and enquiries.

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Shaughan Baynard

Sales Administrator

Shaughan has recently joined Coulters, bringing with her almost three years of property experience from her former role within a sales and lettings company. Working on the lettings side, Shaughan has built up a knowledge of the Edinburgh property market and has now taken on a new role within our sales team to gain further knowledge and experience within the property industry, and to progress in her career.

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Jamie Stevenson

Sales Administrator

Having worked in the lettings industry for a number of years, Jamie made the switch to property sales in 2017. With nearly a decade of experience in the sales industry, Jamie brings a calm and professional aspect to the sales team. Jamie holds a Guinness World Record for the most countries skied in a calendar month, with 17 different countries skied in March 2014.

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Cameron Smith

Property Administrator

Cameron joined Coulters as a Property Administrator whilst studying Business Management at university. Cameron built up knowledge and experience of the Edinburgh property market having worked for DJ Alexander Legal and Ben Property Management.

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