Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Family/Matrimonial - Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds
"She is very knowledgeable and capable, meaning you feel extremely secure working with her." "She gave meoutstanding advice, was very hands-on and followed up on all the issues that arose." "Susan is a very good mediator and excellent in child cases."
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Susan is one of the founding Partners of SKO. One of only seven accredited Child Law Specialists in Edinburgh she is also accredited as a Family Mediator.
Both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners recognise Susan's skills and ability. The 2022 Edition of the Legal 500 notes, "Susan Oswald is a leading lawyer for complex child cases, including with an international element.’, by way of follow up to the commentary in the 2021 Edition, which noted that is Susan is "‘an unfailingly calm beacon of strength’; ‘particularly effective in child-related disputes’ she ‘combines cool analysis with an effortless ability to put even the most stressed of clients at ease’.
Susan advises across the full spectrum of family law matters, including separation, divorce and financial provision and has particular expertise in cases which have both financial and child elements, given her specialism in child law. She advises on residence and contact cases, adoption (often international adoption) and specific issue order applications, including relocation. Susan also has a significant practice acting for Local Authorities, County Councils and Charities in relation to public law child matters, including the placement of children and adoption intra-UK and child protection issues.