Meet the Team

Pauline Cullerton – Partner

Pauline joined the firm in 2010 as a solicitor and became a partner in 2018. She graduated with an LLB, DipLP and Notary Public from Dundee University and specialises in all aspects of criminal law. Outside of work she enjoys going to the gym, spending time with family and watching her son play football.

Billy Warden – Partner

Billy obtained his Law Degree in 1990 and has been a Partner with Culley & McAlpine since 2021. He is responsible for the conveyancing department and can assist with all aspects in domestic house sales or purchases. He also has an interest in Children’s Law and is regularly appointed by the Sheriff Court to investigate […]

Cheryl McKnight – Solicitor


Linda Clark – Solicitor


John McLaughlin – Solicitor


Bethany Downham – Trainee Solicitor

Bethany joined Culley & McAlpine in 2023 and obtained her LLB (Hons) from Stirling University in 2022, alongside completing her Professional Legal Diploma from Dundee University in 2023. She is due to fully qualify in July 2025.

Freya Masson – Paralegal

Freya began working for Culley & McAlpine in June 2023 to begin training as a Paralegal specialising in Family Law. She has nine years of experience in the legal sector and currently holds a Specialist Qualification in Reparation Law and a BSc Hons in Psychology. In her spare time, she enjoys socialising with friends and […]

Megan Watson – Paralegal

Megan joined the firm in February 2021 and is currently completing a Criminal Paralegal Course with us. In the office Megan supports our solicitors that deal with criminal matters. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Janice Smith – Paralegal


Tom Warden – Software Developer & Admin Assistant

Tom joined us in 2024 as our resident software developer and has worked on our updating our website. He has a BA in Popular music and is due to start his Msc in Computer Science in September alongside working with us on different development and admin tasks throughout the day.