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We offer a high quality, friendly, professional and efficient legal advice to our clients, dealing with everything from residential and commercial conveyancing to wills, powers of attorney and estate administration and commercial disposals and acquisitions. We communicate regularly and clearly, while our reasonable fees are transparent and fixed wherever possible.

Kerslands Solicitors legal services for individuals, families and business

Our Approach

Our approach is straightforward and driven by the results our clients want to achieve. We keep our overheads to a minimum and, where appropriate, we work collaboratively with other specialists. We continually invest in our team through training and technology so that they can provide a straightforward, agile service to achieve the best results.

All of this enables us to:-

  • deliver a high quality service

  • charge reasonable fees which are based on value to our clients and not simply on how long something has taken to do

  • offer a full range of services

Our People

Our People

Alison Keith

Alison Keith


Alison is an alumni of Strathclyde University and qualified in 1996. Her field of practice covers all forms of property law (including both residential and commercial conveyancing). She has a particular interest in corporate and commercial work with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions.


Alison is a tutor at Glasgow University on the Diploma in Legal Practice and is currently senior tutor for the corporate course. In her spare time she likes to go walking, skiing, reading, eating and drinking, in no particular order.

Lesley McDermid

Lesley McDermid


Lesley has been qualified since 2014.  She previously  worked in advertising and design before studying for her law degree at Glasgow Caledonian University. She has a particular expertise in wills, trusts and executries and is an associate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practicioners.


Lesley is an experienced residential conveyancer and is a tutor at Glasgow University on the Diploma in Legal Practice course currently teaching conveyancing.  In her spare time she likes to walk the four legged member of our team and also enjoys going to the gym, eating and drinking (again in no particular order!)


Elspeth Talbot


Elspeth is a specialist in all aspects of Private Client work, including the preparation of wills, the administration of estates after death, lifetime and post-death inheritance tax planning, advice on care home fees, setting up and running trusts and organising Powers of Attorney – both financial and welfare.


Elspeth has over 20 years’ experience in this field  and is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practicioners. She is the Coordinating Tutor for the Private Client and Advanced Private Client courses on the Diploma of Legal Practice at Strathclyde University.


In her spare time, Elspeth enjoys gardening. She is a member of the Incorporation of Skinners and Glovers and has been known to enjoy eating and drinking. She has cats that Archie would like to meet...

Elsbeth Talbot

Lisa Colquhoun

Property Paralegal

Lisa is a very experienced property paralegal and acquired her commercial property qualification in 2007. She has worked in a number of large city firms before joining us in 2013.


Lisa is an enthusiastic member of the Kilmardinny Players and is one of the main stays of our firm, keeping everyone else organised.  She has an excellent background knowledge of the local property market and a wealth of experience in residential property. Her other hobbies include eating and drinking which is practically a Firm requisite.

Lisa Colquoun

Ann Tunney

Administrative Assistant

Ann is the newest member of our team. She has a great deal of experience in customer service and care and currently helps with our general office administration and preparation of documentation.


Ann has been known to undertake all general handyman tasks around the office. We couldn’t do without her…… it will come as no surprise to hear that she also enjoys eating and drinking.



Office Dog

Archie is everyone’s favourite team member.


His bark is definitely worse than his bite. Archie enjoys walks with Lesley and, needless to say, eating and drinking.

Ann Tunney

After five years as clients of Kerslands, we have found them to be fast and efficient in conducting our legal affairs, and, just as importantly, sensible and good humored while guiding us through our obligations and choices.

Rod & Beth Hannah

Kerslands Solicitors legal services for individuals, families and business
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