Phone: 01224 645085

Our Staff


Linda FyffeAcademic qualifications
LLB (Hons) Dip LP NP

Professional qualifications
Solicitor (qualified 1996)
Notary Public
Solicitor Advocate
Member of the Law Society of Scotland

Linda is a Solicitor Advocate specialising in dispute resolution with rights of audience in the Sheriff Court, Court of Session and the Supreme Court. Her experience spans commercial disputes, including company law and contract law, property law and insolvency cases. She regularly provides employment law advice and representation at employment tribunals in addition to her Sheriff Court appearances. Linda’s clients benefit from her fearless determination and focus in litigation as well as her keen understanding of the commercial practicalities which they face.

Email: linda@laurieandco.co.uk

Caroline StephenAcademic qualifications
Bsc (hons) Biomedical Science (Neuroscience), LLB (ord), Dip LP, NP
TEP fully qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Professional qualifications
Solicitor Admitted in Scotland 2005
Notary Public

Caroline has specialised in the area of Private Client law for over 15 years; providing tailored advice to individuals, families, business owners and Trustees.

Her expertise involves assessing with clients the extent of the assets they own, their family dynamics and assisting them to plan for their families and dependent persons. Such work can include the preparation of Wills, and associated Inheritance Tax advice and ensuring that clients are fully informed as to the benefits of having Powers of Attorney in place.

Caroline's approach is holistic in that to provide the best service for her clients, in regard to their personal circumstances and future objectives, it is prudent to engage with other private client specialists such as financial advisers and accountants.

She also has expertise in the creation and ongoing management of Trusts such as Discretionary, and Liferent Trusts and Trusts established for the benefit of vulnerable beneficiaries. Her work also involves the administration of estates and she has experience of dealing with complex estate work.

Caroline is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners which is the worldwide professional association for practitioners who specialise in succession planning for private clients.

Caroline is also a Postgraduate Law Tutor at the Robert Gordon University Aberdeen and was instrumental in preparing and teaching to provide the first Distance Learning Diploma for Professional Legal Practice in Scotland. Caroline also has a first degree in Biomedical Science (Neuroscience).

She is also a Notary Public and is registered with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. .

Email: caroline@laurieandco.co.uk

Academic qualifications
LLB (Hons) and DPLP
BA Law and Management

Professional qualifications
Notary Public
Member of the Law Society of Scotland

Stephanie is the Solicitor in charge of our Property and Estate Agency department at our Aberdeen Office.
She specialises in conveyancing and property law, predominately acting for clients in the sale, purchase and remortgage of residential property. Stephanie also advises on current market conditions and trends. She has an in-depth knowledge of the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire market having worked in both areas.
Stephanie is also a Postgraduate Lecturer at Robert Gordon University teaching conveyancing in the Diploma for Professional Legal Practice in Scotland. She is also a Notary Public.

Email: stephanie@laurieandco.co.uk

Anne CassidyAcademic qualifications
LLB (Hons) DipLP,NP

Professional qualifications
Solicitor (qualified 1991)
Member of Consensus Collaboration Scotland and the Family Law Association

Anne Cassidy joined Laurie & Co in 2015 from Duthie Ward Solicitors bringing with her over 20 years of specialised practice in divorce, separation and child related legal matters. She recognises the damaging impact of protracted disputes and the effect on the wider family especially any children. Her focus is on assisting clients reach effective agreement through focused and pragmatic advice with a view to avoiding unnecessary escalation of conflict. She encourages the use of alternative processes such as Collaborative Practice and Mediation which are designed to allow those separating to reach an agreement which best suits their own circumstances and needs and that of their children where relevant. Where litigation is required she has a wealth of experience in guiding clients successfully through divorce and child law disputes in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session

Email: anne@laurieandco.co.uk

Mary-Jay MortonAcademic qualifications
LLB (Hons) with French Law
Dip LP

Professional qualifications
Member of Law Society
Notary Public

Mary-Jay is a full time solicitor based in our Ballater Office and has always worked in rural legal practices. Mary-Jay deals with a variety of legal work including residential sales, purchases and leases whilst also carrying out private client work such as preparation of Wills, living Wills and Powers of Attorney. Additionally, Mary-Jay is a Notary Public.

Email: mary-jay@laurieandco.co.uk

Lucy NeedleAcademic qualifications
LLB (Hons) Dip LP

Professional qualifications
Solicitor admitted 2020
Member of the Law Society of Scotland
Notary Public

Lucy has always had a keen interest in Private Client law and her training was primarily focused in this area. She has a particular interest in Executry work, namely dealing with the administration of estates and advising families on the necessary processes. Additionally, Lucy's work includes preparing Wills and Powers of Attorney and advising clients on the benefits of having these in place. Lucy also assists colleagues in the granting of Guardianships and has previous experience in Residential Conveyancing. She is also a Notary Public.

Email: lucy@laurieandco.co.uk

Alan NicollAcademic qualifications
LLB

After 36 years with Laurie and Co Alan has retired as Senior Partner. He stays on as a Business Development Manager and will continue to maintain contact with his former clients as well as promoting the business of the firm.

Email: alan@laurieandco.co.uk

Kirsti WardExperience

Kirsti has a property leasing background and has worked in the industry for over 20 years. Kirsti works alongside Yvonne in the Property Leasing Department where they each look after a portfolio of properties ensuring the smooth running of the Department. She enjoys dealing with landlords and tenants and assisting with all aspects of the day-to-day property management.

Email: kirsti@laurieandco.co.uk

Head Office, Aberdeen

Telephone: 01224 645085
Email: info@laurieandco.co.uk

17 Victoria Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1PU
Scotland UK

Ballater Office

Telephone: 01339 755535
Email: ballater@laurieandco.co.uk

4 Bridge Street
Ballater
Aberdeenshire
AB35 5QP
Scotland UK

Property Department

Telephone: 01224 645085
Email: info@laurieandco.co.uk

44 Thistle Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1XD
Scotland UK