Matrimonial, Family & Collaborative Law, Meditation:
Cheryl P. Brown, LL.B.(HONS), Dip LP N.P.
I am the principal of the long established Firm of McWhinney Richards in Airdrie. I have a background in general civil litigation but have specialised for over 25 years as a family lawyer. I have a particular interest in alternative dispute resolution as I appreciate that my clients are often keen to avoid the stress and financial cost which Court based resolutions can often entail. I am accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Family Law Mediator and I am trained in Collaborative Law. I am regularly appointed by Airdrie Sheriff Court as a Reporter to the Court in family actions. I also act as Curator in Adoption cases and have regular appointments as Curator to children in family cases. I have a keen interest in all family law matters, particularly those affecting children and have undertaken training in the interviewing of children.
Wills & Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney & Conveyancing:
E Bruce Wilkie, S.L.A., T.E.P., Registered Paralegal.
I have worked as a Scottish Law Accountant for over 40
years. I gained much
experience in various offices.I am experienced in advising on and preparing Wills for all
kinds of circumstances. I have experience in the administration of
estates ranging from the very small to the very large and use this experience
to guide clients through the maze which is estate administration.I specialise in Powers of Attorney which have become
ever more popular in recent years. I recognise that it is important to explain to clients the
down side as well as the advantages of a Power of Attorney.I have been a member of the Society of Trust and Estate
Practitioners since 1996 and more recently was registered with the Law Society
of Scotland as a paralegal specialising in Wills and Executries.