Because there's more
to family law than divorce.


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Family relationships break down. It is a sad but unalterable fact – sometimes relationships can be repaired and bridges rebuilt – but sometimes they can’t and separation or divorce must be contemplated.

Whatever your situation, we can help.

Our specialist team of divorce and separation lawyers can help you to navigate the difficult emotions often involved in separation to find the best solutions for you and your family.


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Our Family Law team

Brodies is home to many of Scotland’s most highly rated legal experts, who have built formidable teams across each of our core business areas and we continue to attract the brightest legal talent from the cream of the UK’s law firms, embracing their experience to develop best practice at Brodies.

However, our people are not just excellent lawyers – they are committed to going above and beyond what is normally expected of a legal adviser to understand their clients’ needs, provide creative solutions and build long-lasting relationships based on trust.

Meet the team

Shaun George
Donna McKay
Lydia McLachlan
Susie Mountain
Rachael Latcham
Jennifer Ross
Stacey Duguid
Scott Cochrane
Richard Smith
Leonie Burke
Jennifer Wilkie
Nicola Kerr
Amanda Guilar
Lisa Girdwood
Zoe Wray
Kirsty McGuinness
Sharon McReynolds
Aberdeen Edinburgh Glasgow

Latest blogs

I will be attending the annual meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in Reykjavik this week, where I will be meeting and learning from leading family...

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A court ruling from the United States Supreme Court in New Jersey has reversed the long established standard to be applied in divorce-relocation disputes. The test to be...

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Since the introduction of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 it has been possible for cohabitants to make financial claims against each other when their relationship...

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    By Scott Cochrane, September 2017

  • Relocating with children: what’s enshrined in Scots Law?

    By Lydia McLachlan, August 2017

  • The Right to be Forgotten: family life fights back?

    By Lisa Girdwood, August 2017

  • Cohabitation- can you make a financial claim if your relationship breaks down?

    By Rachael Latcham, August 2017

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