Meet the Team

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Lesley Anderson - LLB (HONS) DIP LP NP

Solicitor Advocate

Ms Anderson attended the University of Glasgow Law School between 1989 and 1994, graduating with an Honours Degree and a Diploma in Legal Practice. Family and Child Law and Civil Litigation has been her passion as she has progressed her career in private practice.

In order to advance her court skills she undertook and completed the law society training to become a qualified solicitor advocate with extended rights of audience in the higher courts.

Ms Anderson is the owner and director of Lesley Anderson Law established in 2019.

Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Family Law and Child Law, she is a court appointed Child Welfare Reporter and Curatrix Ad Litem.

Ms Anderson also sits as Chairperson to the Family Law Association and sits as Vice-Chair Civil and Treasurer to the Society of Solicitor Advocates.

She enjoys outdoor running and yoga.

Claire Binnie - BSc (HONS), MSc

Office Manager and Paralegal

Claire attended the University of Abertay Gaining an Honours Degree in Forensic Psychology in 2011. She continued her studies at the University of Stirling, gaining an MSc in Behavioural and Evolutionary Psychology in 2013.

Whilst working in the legal sector, Claire obtained a Paralegal Qualification in Civil Court Practice, from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow in 2018

Claire started at Lesley Anderson Law in 2019 and enjoys providing all round support to the clients as well as the team at Lesley Anderson Law. Where no day is ever the same, Claire will often be the first point of contact and ensures a professional and high standard of service is achieved at often difficult and stressful times for clients.

In her spare time, Claire enjoys walking, reading, and playing Badminton.

Rachel Ferguson - LLB (HONS) DIP LP NP

Assistant Solicitor

Rachel first began her journey with Lesley Anderson Law in 2019, undertaking work experience alongside her studies at Strathclyde University.

She obtained a first-class honours degree in Scots Law and successfully completed her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2021.

Rachel took up a traineeship with the firm in 2021 and – with hard work, dedication, and skill –  she obtained her restricted practising certificate as a solicitor after the first year of training, allowing her to gain further insight into the court process and begin appearing in court.

Following successful completion of her traineeship, Rachel became a qualified solicitor in 2023. Since then, Rachel has remained with the firm and taken up the role of Assistant Solicitor.

Rachel enjoys live music and socialising with family and friends

Christina Donnelly - LLB, (HONS) PGDip, LLM

Legal Secretary and Receptionist

Christina initially planned on being a geographer, but after sitting through a Law talk at a university open day, she fell in love.  She followed her dream to the University of Stirling and graduated with a 2:1 LLB Law in 2015. Christina then went on to gain her Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Strathclyde.  Following this, Christina returned to Stirling to gain a Master of Laws in International Energy Law and Policy with distinction.  Christina enjoyed this path and decided to pursue a traineeship in energy and infrastructure law. Though she loved the academics and study of energy law, she did not feel the practice was the right fit for her, so she took a step back to reassess and broaden her experience. Christina spent some time travelling and working in various other sectors. She always knew she would return to the legal sector – but only for the right fit.

In October of 2023, Christina joined the team at Lesley Anderson Law. The timing was right for her, and the encouragement and support she felt from the team since joining has helped reaffirm her love of the Law.  Christina states “I am grateful for this opportunity, and I am excited to see where the firm could take me in the future.”

Jillian Ramsay

Paralegal and Legal Secretary

Jillian is a Family Law Paralegal who attended Strathclyde University in 2018 where she obtained her Certificate of Performance in Specialist Paralegal Studies .  Jillian is also accredited with the Law Society of Scotland.

Jillian joined Lesley Anderson Law in February 2024 having worked in the legal profession for nearly a decade.  Jillian gained valuable experience in family law with a previous law firm in Falkirk.

Jillian enjoys the wide variety of family law and ensuring all parties achieve the appropriate legal representation in their case. In particular, she seeks to ensure that children’s best interests are looked after in what can be challenging circumstances.

Outside of work, Jillian enjoys walking, music, and spending time with her family.

Chloe Gammie

Office Assistant and Future Trainee Solicitor

Chloe is an Honours Student at the University of Strathclyde, studying an LLB Scots Law and set to graduate with her law degree in June 2024.

Alongside her studies, Chloe works part-time in the office, aiding with general tasks and is keen to work as part of the team at Lesley Anderson Law to deliver quality legal service to our clients. She maintains her passion for family law and civil litigation, hence welcoming the job opportunity at this firm.

Chloe believes it is important for students to gain some practical experience and insight into the world of law, as it is invaluable to their understanding of the justice system and representing members of the public in the future. She began her journey with Lesley Anderson Law as an Office Assistant in October 2023.

Following completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2024/25, Chloe is excited to take up the role as a trainee solicitor within the firm.

Christina Donnelly - LLB, (HONS) PGDip, LLM

Legal Secretary and Receptionist

Christina initially planned on being a geographer, but after sitting through a Law talk at a university open day, she fell in love.  She followed her dream to the University of Stirling and graduated with a 2:1 LLB Law in 2015. Christina then went on to gain her Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Strathclyde.  Following this, Christina returned to Stirling to gain a Master of Laws in International Energy Law and Policy with distinction.  Christina enjoyed this path and decided to pursue a traineeship in energy and infrastructure law. Though she loved the academics and study of energy law, she did not feel the practice was the right fit for her, so she took a step back to reassess and broaden her experience. Christina spent some time travelling and working in various other sectors. She always knew she would return to the legal sector – but only for the right fit.

In October of 2023, Christina joined the team at Lesley Anderson Law. The timing was right for her, and the encouragement and support she felt from the team since joining has helped reaffirm her love of the Law.  Christina states “I am grateful for this opportunity, and I am excited to see where the firm could take me in the future.”

Stephanie Moroie – BA (HONS), LLB

Office Assistant and Future Trainee Solicitor

Stephanie is a University of Toronto graduate with a First Class Bachelor of Honours in Socio-Legal Studies. Here,  she took a particular interest in family and child law issues from a sociological perspective. In her final year, Stephanie focused her research on gender-based violence and the law. She then attended the University of Glasgow where she obtained an LLB in Scots Law with distinction, graduating in 2022. Stephanie is currently undertaking the Diploma in Legal Practice.

Stephanie has been naturally drawn towards family law during her studies and volunteer work, and is  looking forward to delving into the advanced civil litigation, private client, and family law modules in her upcoming second semester.

She joined the Lesley Anderson Law team as an office assistant in November 2023, to develop her legal career, keen on acquiring further knowledge and skill in the practical aspect of her legal studies to continue her passion for family and child law. Stephanie will be taking up a traineeship with the firm in 2024.

In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys travelling, skiing and practising yoga.

Chloe Gammie

Office Assistant and Future Trainee Solicitor

Chloe is an Honours Student at the University of Strathclyde, studying an LLB Scots Law and set to graduate with her law degree in June 2024.

Alongside her studies, Chloe works part-time in the office, aiding with general tasks and is keen to work as part of the team at Lesley Anderson Law to deliver quality legal service to our clients. She maintains her passion for family law and civil litigation, hence welcoming the job opportunity at this firm.

Chloe believes it is important for students to gain some practical experience and insight into the world of law, as it is invaluable to their understanding of the justice system and representing members of the public in the future. She began her journey with Lesley Anderson Law as an Office Assistant in October 2023.

Following completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2024/25, Chloe is excited to take up the role as a trainee solicitor within the firm.