Lorraine graduated from Strathclyde University in 1993. She started with Gilliland & Company in February 1998 as a trainee and became ACCA qualified in February 2001 after spending one year with a similar sized practice in the Manchester area. Lorraine specialises in servicing a number of clients in the construction, computing, service and retail sectors. She has extensive IT experience and heads up the firm's IT Servicing Department with partner, Alan Blue.
Lorraine was appointed an Associate of the firm in early 2004, becoming partner in April 2021..