Our Legal Team

Our reputation for excellent results and service is based on the skill of our partner-led team of property lawyers, all of whom are highly respected in their respective fields.

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).

0131 510 6977

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.

0131 510 6980

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.

0131 510 6971

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