Author Archives: Alison Gourley

About Alison Gourley

Alison graduated from Edinburgh University School of Law in 1991. She joined Mitchells Roberton in 1996 and became an Associate thereafter. Alison specialises in both commercial and residential conveyancing, advising individuals, large and small businesses, banks, charities and further education institutions on all property transactions. Having 20 years experience in property law Alison has developed excellent relationships with surveyors, independent financial advisers and banks so is ready to act swiftly and effectively to meet her clients’ needs in an ever changing property market. She enjoys getting to know her clients and is committed to giving them an efficient service and is always friendly and approachable. She is also involved with the marketing aspects of the firm. Alison is a residential conveyancing tutor in the paralegal course offered by Central Law Training through the University of Strathclyde. Alison is married to a photographer and has one child. In her free moments she likes to keep fit. She is a talented amateur artist and loves nature and the great outdoors. Email:

New Tenancy Information Packs must be Issued by Landlords

Since the 1 May 2013 a tenancy information pack (TIP) has had to be provided for all new assured and short assured tenancies. This duty also applies to the renewal of tenancy arrangements when a new agreement is drawn up … More

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Project Ability

Mitchells Roberton are delighted to support Project Ability. The charity was set up in 1984 and is a Glasgow based visual arts organisation with an international reputation for excellence. The project creates opportunities for people with disabilities and people with … More

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Sub-letting is an Issue for Landlords and Tenants

Recent research carried out by Direct Line for Business found that as many as one in six tenants in the UK admit that they have rented out part or all of their property to someone who is not party to … More

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What documents should I shred and what documents should I keep?

I was visiting an elderly client recently and after our usual chat over a cup of tea and Chelsea bun I set about helping her clear the mounds of paperwork which were covering every work space in the kitchen and … More

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