Our firm was established in 2006 by partners Karen Cowan and Anne Marie Douglas both bringing a wealth of experience in the Family Law field. We are backed by an excellent team of support staff who share our goal of providing a modern and efficient service to the Highlands.
With our recent expansion into Residential Property, Patrick Balfour leads our property team dealing with all aspects of sales, purchases and estate agency.
With over twenty years experience of property in the Inverness and Aberdeen property markets - everything from sales to development of multi-million pound inner city housing - Patrick is well-placed to assist clients obtaining the best price when selling and the keenest bargain when purchasing
A former pupil of Inverness High School, Patrick has spent the majority of his life in Inverness, with the exception of three years in Edinburgh at Heriot-Watt University studying mathematics and 14 years in Aberdeen working as an accountant and in Property Development.
Anne Marie Douglas
Anne Marie is a Graduate of Aberdeen University. Having completed her Traineeship with a prestigious city firm and working in Aberdeen for a number of years she relocated to Inverness in 2005 commencing Practice with Karen in 2006.
Anne Marie is a member of the Family Law Association and specialises in Divorce, Separation, Residence and Contact and is regularly appointed as a Court Reporter. She has been trained in Collaborative Law and is also a trained Family Mediator. She has particular expertise in dealing with complex financial and business issues.
Amy is from the Inverness area and a ‘founder member of the Cowan Douglas team, having joined the Firm a week before the doors were officially opened in August 2006! A former pupil of Fortrose Academy, Amy works primarily with Karen Cowan and has now qualified as a Family Law Paralegal.