Our Partners

With many years of experience our solicitors aim to provide the highest quality of service to our clients. Together with a team of support staff, we are a friendly, reliable and dedicated law firm.


  • David Armstrong (dja@neillclerkmurray.co.uk)

    David Armstrong

    David joined the firm as a partner in 2001 from another local firm and has had many years experience of conveyancing and the preparation of wills. David deals with all types of property purchases and sales, preparation of wills and powers of attorney on a daily basis and is able to provide his clients with his experience in negotiating the purchase and sale of both residential and commercial property.

  • Nicola Gillard (nmg@neillclerkmurray.co.uk)

    Nicola Gillard

    Nicola joined the firm in 2001 and has many years of experience in most aspects of legal work. She focuses on trust work, wills and executries, guardianships, powers of attorney as well as dealing with conveyancing, commercial work (including shareholder agreements, and purchase and sale of businesses), family law and employment law. Nicola provides her clients with her wide ranging experience and guidance and gives her clients the confidence and peace of mind that their business is being dealt with professionally and competently.

  • Pauline Ward (pw@neillclerkmurray.co.uk)

    Pauline Ward

    Pauline is the firm’s court Solicitor and is experienced in many areas of civil litigation. She qualified as a Solicitor in 2002 and since then has worked exclusively in Scotland’s civil courts. She was a member of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland as one of their two appointed youth representatives in her early career and is currently appointed by the Law Society of Scotland as a Peer Reviewer in Civil Legal Aid. She also holds an appointment from the Sheriff Court at Dumbarton as a court welfare reporter where she reports on the arrangements of care in place for children who are the subject of court cases for divorce, contact and residence.

Our Associates

  • Jennifer Deegan (jd@neillclerkmurray.co.uk)

    Jennifer Deegan

    Jennifer has been with the firm since 1995 and has extensive experience of residential conveyancing and all aspects of property law. Jennifer also deals with private client matters such as powers of attorney, wills and executries.

  • Alyson O’May (aom@neillclerkmurray.co.uk)

    Jennifer Deegan

    Alyson joined the Firm in 2017 having previously spent more than ten years working with a firm in Renfrewshire. Alyson deals with a variety of private client matters including preparing Wills, Powers of Attorney and Executries. She also has experience in all types of property purchase and sale transactions.

Neill Clerk Estate Agents

We also established
Neill Clerk Estate Agents in 1989 and provide a full range of estate agency and property leasing services.

3 Ardgowan Square
PA16 8NW
t: 01475 724522
f: 01475 784339
e: info@neillclerkmurray.co.uk
Estate Agency
60 West Blackhall Street
PA16 8NW
t: 01475 888400
f: 01475 888500
e: sales@neillclerk.co.uk (property)
e: leases@neillclerk.co.uk (leasing)
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