Member of the Tribunal since September 2018. Admitted as a solicitor in 1997. Retired solicitor, previously worked at Blackwood & Smith LLP, Peebles for 27 years. Specialised in family law. Previously undertook civil and criminal court work as well as conveyancing, wills, powers of attorney, executry and general chamber practice work. Past Chair of the Family Law Association of Scotland and Dean of the Faculty of Solicitors in the Shires of Selkirk and Peebles.