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About us


  • Lynne Wight

    We would like to thank you very much for all your help and kindness during our sale and our purchase. You’ve all been so good to us.

  • Noel Curry

    Thank you so much for your help... You have been professional and friendly in all communication and I would recommend Doughty's as an estate agent on the back of how you personally have come across.

With coverage extending over the Scottish Borders and East Lothian, Doughtys WS has provided legal and property services for over 150 years. Our solicitors offer a specialised service to our clients, focusing on individual needs. Our practice areas include Executry Services, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Adults with Incapacity/Guardianships and a full Conveyancing and Estate Agency Service. We always provide a personal, friendly and professional service.

Our Solicitors

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Marina Kerr

Marina Kerr, partner in Doughtys WS, graduated from Dundee University in 1977. Since then Marina has practiced as a solicitor continuously. Marina has wide experience of...

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Colette Burden
Senior Solicitor

After a period in the charity sector, Colette Burden returned to university to study law. On graduating, she joined a Borders firm where she remained for a number of years...

Our Team

Nikki Lyon
Legal Secretary

Nikki has worked for Doughtys since 2012 and is Colette Burden’s secretary. Nikki has worked in several legal offices over the past 25 years gaining a vast amount of...

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Margaret Dougal
Legal Secretary

Margaret has worked for Doughtys since 2011 and is Marina Kerr’s secretary. Margaret has a number of years experience in many aspects of legal work. At Doughtys...

Haydee Weatherhead
Property Administrator