George C Muirden Senior Partner

George C Muirden Senior Partner

Mr Muirden, who is Ross-shire born and bred, came to the firm as an apprentice in 1971, qualified in 1973, and became a partner in 1976. He deals mainly with wills and executry estates but has also been the managing partner for many years.

To speak to George please call 01349 862214 or email

John Maxwell

John Maxwell Partner

John, who has belonged in Ross-Shire since he was 3 years old, graduated from Dundee University with an Honours Degree. He joined the firm in the summer of 2004 as an office junior between his studies and began formal training with the firm in 2007. He was assumed as a partner in 2011 and has experience in executry estates and inheritance tax, guardianships, wills, powers of attorney, residential conveyancing and tenancies.

To speak to John please call 01349 862214 or email

Ian R Hanvidge Senior Associate

Ian R Hanvidge Senior Associate

Ian, who is originally from Glasgow, joined the firm from a large city practice in 1998. A graduate of Glasgow and Dundee Universities, he was admitted as a solicitor in 1984. He deals with all forms of property transactions, leasing and securities with particular experience in commercial property deals.

To speak to Ian please call 01349 862214 or email

Sheena Macleod

Sheena Macleod Associate

Sheena was born and grew up in Inverness but emigrated to Australia. After a career in banking she graduated LLB from Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. She was a solicitor in private practice in Queensland for 7 years before joining of Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions where she practised as a barrister in the superior courts until her return to Scotland. Prior to joining Middleton Ross & Arnot, Sheena spent two years with the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in the Highland region. She is admitted to the roll of solicitors in England and after re-qualifying in Scots law is admitted as a solicitor in Scotland.She deals with property law, conveyancing and private clients.

To speak to Sheena please call 01349 862214 or email

Fiona E Fraser

Fiona E Fraser Associate

Fiona attended Aberdeen University where she graduated with a First Class Honours degree. She was also an active member of the Amnesty International Society. Although Fiona joined the firm as an office junior in 2007, she undertook her formal training in Aberdeen before returning as a newly qualified solicitor in 2012. Fiona has experience in conveyancing, executry estates, wills, powers of attorney and guardianships but she takes a particular interest in agricultural and crofting law.

To speak to Fiona please call 01349 862214 or email