Managing Partner: Susan Oswald
Senior Partner: Rachael Kelsey
Number of partners: 4
Assistant solicitors: 6
Other fee-earners: 3
Rachael Kelsey, Susan Oswald, Alison Edmondson, Robert Gilmour
THE FIRM Largest niche family law practice in Scotland established in 2008. Top tier ranking. Advising individuals and corporate entities on Scottish law. Unrivalled experience in dispute resolution encompassing heavyweight litigation experience, most extensive mediation practice in Scotland, arbitration and collaborative law.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Implications of cohabitation, separation, inter-generational gifting and divorce. Often involves working with other specialists- tax, family office, trust, reputation management, corporate, immigration, property and employment lawyers; accountants, wealth management advisors and trustees.
Jurisdictional Matters & Novel Areas of Law:
International/intra-UK; forum shopping; ‘kilting’ contractual documentation; recognition/enforcement; HFEA/ART/Surrogacy; human rights/equality of treatment for LGBTI individuals; forced marriage; reputation management and advising film/TV companies.
Including residence and contact. Particular experience of relocation, inter-country adoption, abduction/Hague Convention and child support (domestic and international).