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With offices in Fraserburgh and Turriff, Brown & McRae provides a comprehensive range of legal services for both the private and commercial clients and the “Services” section of this website lists our main areas of work.

Now lets meet our experts:-

Mhari Ritchie

Partner
Mhari was born and educated in Aberdeenshire and graduated from The University of Aberdeen in 2015. After completing her Diploma in Legal Practice in 2016, she joined Brown and McRae to complete her traineeship. Mhari qualified as a solicitor in May 2018 and was assumed Partner in 2022. Although primarily based at our Fraserburgh office, Mhari also regularly sees clients in our Turriff office.

Staci-Ann Buchan

Partner
Staci-Ann was brought up in Rosehearty and educated there and Fraserburgh. A graduate of the Robert Gordon University; after completing her Diploma in Legal Practice in 2012, Staci-Ann worked for an established firm in Ellon where she also completed her traineeship. Staci-Ann joined Brown & McRae in early 2017 and was assumed as a partner in 2022. She is based primarily at our Fraserburgh office. She is based primarily in our Fraserburgh office, and can provide clients with assistance in a range of Private Client and Family Law matters.

Steven Gauld

Partner
Steven was brought up and educated in Fraserburgh and is a graduate of Aberdeen University. After completing his Diploma in Legal Practice, Steven joined the in-house legal department of a large multinational corporation in Glasgow. Steven thereafter joined an established Aberdeen firm to complete his traineeship. After qualifying he worked at the Stonehaven branch of the same firm before returning to Fraserburgh to join Brown & McRae in 2012, being assumed as a Partner in 2015.

Barry Smith

Partner
Barry was educated in Fraserburgh and graduated from Aberdeen University in 2003. After completing his Diploma in Legal Practice in 2004, Barry joined an established Aberdeen firm to complete his traineeship. After qualifying he continued to work in Aberdeen before joining Brown & McRae in 2007, being assumed as a partner in 2010. Although based primarily at our Fraserburgh office, Barry also regularly sees clients in Turriff.

Evonne

Property Manager - Turriff
Evonne was brought up and educated in Turriff.  She started with the firm in the early 1990s and is the Property Manager in our Turriff branch office.  Evonne has a wealth of knowledge within the local housing market.

Kerry

Property Manager - Fraserburgh

Kerry was brought up in New Aberdour and educated there and Fraserburgh.  A graduate of Banff & Buchan College of Further Education in 2004 after completing her HND in Business Information Management.  Kerry worked for Brown & McRae from 2004-2005, then left to take up a Care Manager position at a local health care provider.  Kerry was approached to return to Brown & McRae as our Property Manager in 2013 and has since received her 10 year service with the firm.  Kerry works out of our Fraserburgh office and will at times cover Turriff. 

Courtney

Solicitor

Courtney was educated in Fraserburgh and is a graduate of The University of Aberdeen. After completing her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2021, Courtney joined Brown & McRae to complete her traineeship and became a qualified solicitor in 2023. Courtney is based primarily at our Fraserburgh office.

Sharon

Associate

Sharon was born and educated in Banff and is a graduate of Aberdeen University.  After completing her Diploma in Legal Practice there she trained with an established Aberdeen Firm before moving out to the Shire where she worked for a number of years before moving back to a role in the City.  She has specialised in Family Law now for a considerable time and has a wealth of experience in this field.  She is based primarily in our Turriff Office.

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