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MacRoberts LLP

Family/Matrimonial

2 ranked lawyersBand 3ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Experienced team of lawyers advising on a broad range of family law matters. Acts on cases involving complex business and property interests as well as issues involving assets held abroad. Additionally has experience handling children disputes and international children relocation cases, prenuptial agreements and cohabitation claims. Offers a strong alternative dispute resolution practice, encompassing mediation and collaborative law.

Strengths

"The team is extremely conscientious, with a solid work ethic, giving one hundred per cent to its clients," says an interviewee.

A client says: "The team was very efficient and got me the result that I wanted."

Notable practitioners

Jacqueline Stroud is a highly regarded meditator and litigator who is regularly instructed on high-value financial proceedings. She is also adept at handling child contact and residence disputes.
"She is very accessible, knowledgeable and empathetic with her clients." "She has gone way beyond the call of duty and guided me 24/7."

Marika Franceschi advises on a wide range of matrimonial finance and child arrangements matters, with particular experience in cross-border issues. She has experience in collaborative law proceedings as well as representing clients in the Court of Session.
"She is very calm and puts forward her clients' best interests." "Marika is smart and switched on and you can have a sensible conversation with her." "Marika really knows her law, understands her cases and will do anything for her clients."

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Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Jacqueline A Stroud
Band 3
Marika Franceschi
Band 2