After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 1997 (LLB HONS DipLP), Yvonne trained with a firm of Glasgow Solicitors. Following qualification as a solicitor in 1999, Yvonne joined Turcan Connell in April 2001 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2015.
Yvonne advises clients in all areas of asset protection, succession and tax planning during lifetime including in particular, the use of trusts. She regularly advises on (inheritance) tax efficient Wills, and deals with the executry administration of complex (sometimes contentious) estates. She is also involved in incapacity planning e.g. Powers of Attorney and, where necessary, guardianship applications.
Yvonne has been invovled with several clients and their wider families spanning more than a decade, and values the ongoing relationships, and the benefits that can provide when offering advice.
Yvonne is a fully qualified member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and a Notary Public.
Yvonne is married with two children and, in what little spare time she has, enjoys skiing, cycling, the occasional HIIT fitness class, and catching up with friends.