Senior Solicitor, Private Client
Rachael joined the firm in September 2016 as a trainee Solicitor after graduating from the University of Dundee with a first class honours degree and a diploma in legal practice. Rachael is also a Notary Public.
Rachael has been admitted as a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners after being awarded the STEP Diploma for Scotland (Trusts and Estates) with Distinction in 2020.
Rachael undertook a private client focussed traineeship and advises on all aspects of estate and succession planning including Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Tax planning. Rachael also has a growing interest in Mental Health and Incapacity Law and advises families of incapacitated adults through the complex process of obtaining a guardianship.
Rachael was part of Blackadders Dragons’ Glen team to raise money for Children 1st. The team raised over £5,000. Rachael is also involved in fundraising for PAMIS, having taken part in their “Challenge 25” to raise £1000 for the charity.
- Dragons Glen Winner of "Future Promise Award" 2018
- Winner of excellence award - STEP Advanced Certificate in Trusts: Law and Practice (Scotland)
Rachael is a member of the board of trustees for PAMIS (Promoting a more Inclusive Society), a charity which supports people with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities.
Rachael is a mentor for the Law Scot Foundation to help people from disadvantaged backgrounds into the legal profession.