Partners Profiles

Gordon John Christie - Partner

Born, bred and educated in Huntly, Gordon knows the town and its surroundings well and returned to Huntly in 1995 after completing his education at Aberdeen University, his traineeship with a well respected Aberdeen Legal Firm and gaining experience with a Local Authority in Stonehaven.

Presently he deals with a substantial part of the Firm's Estate Agency business, conveyancing, wills, trusts and executries, debt collection and small claims and general chamber work. Gordon is married with a young son and lives in Huntly. His interests include travel, walking, golf and amateur dramatics - all when he has time away from his busy work schedule.

John Alexander Christie - Senior Partner

Born in Tarland, Aberdeenshire, John moved with his parents to Morayshire in 1938 where he was educated before graduating Master of Arts (M.A.) and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Aberdeen University. He came to Huntly in November 1959, married a Huntly girl and has a son, Gordon, a partner in this Legal Practice. John was Town Clerk of Huntly for several years until local authority re-organisation in 1975.

Whilst he has always specialised in Wills, Trusts and Executries, John also handles Agricultural Law, Partnerships, Company Law, Powers of Attorney, PAYE and most general business.

His interests include cricket (he played for Huntly in the North of Scotland League in the early 1960s), was founder Secretary of Huntly Round Table, gained his Aberdeenshire County cap for Small Bore Rifle Shooting, was a member of the Huntly operatic society and is a patron of Strathbogie Horticultural Society.

Marie Jessiman - Partner

Born and educated in Huntly, Marie returned to practice in her home town in 1981 after completing her education at Aberdeen University and her traineeship with an old established north-east firm. She deals with a wide range of the firm's business including matrimonial and separation work, conveyancing, wills, executries and security work, etc. Marie is married with one son and her leisure time mostly revolves around family activities, such as theatre, cinema, music and travel.

Diane M.M Christie - Associate

Diane was born and educated in Aberdeen and gained her LL.B.Degree from Aberdeen University. Following completion of her traineeship, she continued to practice in Aberdeen for 10 years before joining Murdoch McMath and Mitchell in 2001.

Married to Gordon, she currently combines legal work with bringing up their young son.

When time allows, her interests include travel, amatuer dramatics, walking and aerobics.