Member Case Studies

Discover how your fellow practitioners joined STEP, via the routes outlined below.

Qualified Practitioner I Diploma I Certificate

Qualified Practitioner Route

Read more about what to expect from the QP papers and how completing this route has benefited other members.

James Aveline TEP

Senior Associate Solicitor, Burgess Salmon LLP.

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Angela Johnstone TEP

Associate, Brodies LLP.

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Lindsay Luttermann TEP

Partner, Walkers.

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Gavin McEwan TEP LLB (Hons) DipLP NP WS

Partner, Turcan Connell.

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Diploma Series

Hear from those who have studied the STEP Diploma route to become a Full Member of STEP.

Ailsa Moorhouse TEP

Solicitor, Penningtons Solicitors LLP.

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Alexander Arthur TEP FCCA ATII MSSP

Director of Tax, Johnston Carmichael, Chartered Accountants.

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Danny Clifford TEP ACA CTA

Partner, Ensors Chartered Accountants.

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Karen Witter

Partner and Solicitor at Davis Blank Furness.

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Certificate Series

Are you thinking about completing a STEP certificate? Hear from other practitioners about their experiences.

Don Stubbs, BA, MBA, TEP

Director, International Wealth Management Scotiabank.

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Cara Burr TEP

Chartered Legal Executive - Private Client, Dyne Drewett Solicitors Ltd.

Cara studied the Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation and won the Student of the Year Award for this paper at the STEP Excellence Awards 2012.

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Fiona Hynd

Technical Manager, Standard Life Assurance Company.

Fiona studied the STEP Certificate for Financial Services and won an Excellence Award  for this paper in 2012. Fiona is now studying the STEP Diploma.

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James McMullan TEP

Solicitor/Partner, Lucas McMullan Jacobs.

James is currently studying the STEP Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation.

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