Janice Fergusson Nisbet, the Principal of Fergusson Law, took her law degree and post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh, and qualified as a solicitor with an eminent Edinburgh law firm. She spent many years as a Private Client Solicitor with the same law firm.
Janice has qualifications from the Association of Taxation Technicians in personal taxation, business taxation, accountancy, and the taxation of trusts and estates. She is also qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.
She works part time at the University of Edinburgh, tutoring on the Private Client course in the post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Before becoming a lawyer, Janice worked for many years as an Inspector with the Health and Safety Executive, covering a range of industries but with particular experience of the food and drink industries, petro-chemical plants, other major hazard industries, and the offshore oil industry. She has a post graduate Diploma in Safety and Occupational Hygiene from the University of Aston in Birmingham, and is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association.
Janice also has a degree in Modern Languages from St Andrews University. She speaks French and German, and has lived in both countries.
We welcome Katy Hood to Fergusson Law. Katy graduated from Aberdeen University with an LLB and went on to complete the one year Diploma in Legal Practice at Edinburgh University. She now has Registration with the Law Society of Scotland as a Trainee Solicitor.
Brenda Barclay is Fergusson Law’s Property Manager. She joins us from Miller Stewart where she gained a reputation of having a genuine interest in helping people to find the right property. She has extensive local knowledge of Edinburgh and is willing to work long hours to show properties at times that are convenient to the buyer.
She pays great attention to detail in the buying and selling process, working closely with Fergusson Law solicitors to ensure sales go through smoothly.