Born and educated in Aberdeen, and with the firm since 1974.
A specialist and much respected name in the field of criminal court work.
One of the founder members of the Aberdeen Bar Association in the
mid 1980s and three times President. A member of the Law Society’s
Criminal Law Committee and Senior Tutor in Criminal Legal Practice for
Aberdeen University’s Diploma in Legal Practice.
Married with two sons. Leisure interests family and rugby related -
recently elected to serve on the Scottish Rugby Council.
Qualified in 1971, set up with Raymond Park in 1973 as Park & MacRae,
who amalgamated with Mackie & Dewar in 1998. Main areas of practice
are property law, and private client work, including wills, trusts
and tax planning. Involved with Aberdeen Solicitors’ Property Centre
since the mid-1970s, a director since its incorporation and chairman
since 2001. Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and Fellow of the
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Married with three children. A
keen cyclist and golfer.
Secondary and subsequent education in Aberdeen. With the firm since
1979. Equally at home in conveyancing, trusts/executries and
criminal or civil court work. An accredited mediator and the firm’s
point of reference on employment issues. Married with two sons.
Leisure interests music, DIY and family-related.
As our Consultant we have Richard Shirreffs, who is conversant with most
legal fields other than court work, but gravitates more than John MacRae and Alistair Marshall
to commercial work. Also involved with Aberdeen Solicitors’ Property Centre,
and company secretary since 1978.
As our Associate we have Sharon McKilligin, our specialist in family law.