Lesley is calm, meticulous, has a head for figures and is universally respected within the profession. She is unflappable in a crisis and provides a real sense of security and wellbeing for her clients. Lesley is a mother to a young child as well as step-mum to young adults. She enjoys unwinding outdoors during walks with Eddie, her dog, and in the garden where the produce often appears later on the dinner table. Lesley also has a creative side and enjoys dipping into the world of art where her husband is a renowned artist. Read more on Lesley’s professional biography.
Marjory is compassionate and softly spoken. She was born in Glasgow but grew up and was educated in Aberdeen. Marjory originally started out studying medicine but qualified as a lawyer. She has had a varied career, working in big firms and the Castlemilk law centre. She is known for her cheery, sunny disposition and is so committed to her clients that she is often to be found in the office on her days off. Marjory has two step daughters and step grandchildren, having gone through her own separation, divorce and remarriage. She has successfully created her own “blended” family and can empathise with what her clients are going through. Read more on Marjory’s professional biography.
Morven is a committed family lawyer who will strive to find practical and workable solutions for her clients. She is organised, efficient and well prepared in all aspects of her work and is a good communicator both with clients and opposing agents. This inspires confidence in her clients when they need it most. Outwith work, Morven is a keen runner and snowsports enthusiast. In recent years this has taken more of a back seat to her enjoying precious time with her three young children who keep her on her toes at all times! Read more on Morven’s professional biography.
Debbie is a passionate family lawyer. She is pragmatic and sensible and seeks to resolve cases in the most appropriate method for a client and their individual circumstances. Debbie’s roots are in the west of Scotland. She gained considerable experience in both criminal and family law working in Dundee before moving to practice in Edinburgh. Outside of work Debbie enjoys swimming, cycling and baking. Read more on Debbie’s professional biography.
Kirsty is an enthusiastic family lawyer. She helps clients resolve disputes and/or plan for the future carefully and sensitively. Kirsty was born in Lanarkshire where she now lives with her young family. For six years, she volunteered as a Children’s Panel member in her hometown in Lanarkshire. During that time, she developed a strong belief that, as a family lawyer, she plays an important role in protecting, as far as possible, family relationships. Outside of work, Kirsty enjoys travelling. These days, however, she can mostly be found covered in flour or glitter courtesy of her two young daughters! Read more on Kirsty’s professional biography.
Beverley is experienced in dealing with all aspects of family law, including financial provision on separation and divorce, cohabitation and cases relating to children. She is also a well-known specialist in Fertility Law in Scotland, and regularly advises clients and organisations about matters such as surrogacy, assisted or donor conception, adoption and parenting for LGBT+ couples. She is a pioneer for all kinds of Modern Families, and has helped numerous clients fulfil their dream of becoming parents. In her spare time, Beverley enjoys all things sporty and is the current Captain of Greenock Wanderers Ladies Rugby Team. Read more on Beverley’s professional biography.
Brittany is both empathetic and conscientious in her role as a family lawyer. She grew up in Inverness but trained in Edinburgh after moving down to attend University there. Brittany undertook a specialised traineeship in Family Law and therefore already has considerable experience in all family law matters, both in the Sheriff Court and the Court of Session. In her spare time, Brittany is a keen runner and enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Read more on Brittany’s professional biography.
Keira is a solicitor within our team having completed a specialised traineeship primarily in family law. She has experience in all aspects of family law including separation, divorce, child related matters and cohabitation. She approaches problems with a practical perspective whilst understanding and appreciating her client’s individual needs and concerns. Having grown up in a rural village, Keira enjoys exploring the countryside with her family and friends in her spare time. Read more on Keira’s professional biography.
Amanda deals with undefended Ordinary and Simplified Divorce actions as well as assisting other members of the team in more complex cases. She also ensures that the team runs like a perfectly oiled machine. In addition, she is also the team administrator and is the most organised and efficient person we have come across. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys trips abroad with her husband.