Dorothy is the Partner who heads up our East Lothian office, based in North Berwick . She advises individuals and families on a wide range of legal issues, in particular relating to the protection of assets through planning. She can help with issues relating to the preparation of Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney, property purchase and sale and the administration of estates.
Dorothy has a particular interest in later life issues and is a member (and Scottish co-chair) of Solicitors for the Elderly.
Coming from a broad background of legal experience Dorothy can bring experience in a wide range of issues to her general advice. She contributes to legal publications on succession and Adults with Incapacity topics and was co-author of a book on the property aspects of cohabitation in Scotland. Among her voluntary roles Dorothy is currently Chair of Citizens Advice Edinburgh.
Dorothy is married with two grown up sons and lives in East Lothian. In her spare time she enjoys dog walking, horse-riding, gardening, live music and travel.