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SKO

FORSYTH HOUSE, 93 GEORGE STREET, EDINBURGH, EH2 3ES, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 243 2583
Fax:
Fax 0131 243 2582
DX:
LP 93 EDINBURGH-2
Email:
Web:
www.sko-family.co.uk

Top-tier Firm rankings


Scotland: Private client

Family
Family - ranked: tier 1

SKO (Edinburgh)

The ‘utterly professional and brilliant’ team at SKO has ‘significant international expertise and exceptionally skilled lawyers’, who are ‘particularly well versed in dealing with high-value financial provision cases’. It handles a steady flow of post-nuptial and pre-nuptial work alongside a wide range of child-related matters such as cross-border surrogacy, child abduction, adoption and relocation. Susan Oswald 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’. Recently, she represented a client in a cross-border adoption case in the Court of Session, which involved working with a number of social work agencies due to mental health issues. ‘An outstanding lawyer for complex financial issues’, Rachael Kelsey acted for the father in a high-profile divorce and financial provision case at the Court of Session. She attracts praise for being ‘phenomenally strong on the law while looking at everything practically and with the client in mind’, and for her ‘boundless energy and superb judgement’. Robert Gilmour, who ‘provides pragmatic and sensible advice’, acted for a client in public and private law proceedings pertaining to sexual abuse allegations. Associate and ‘rising star’ John West is ‘brilliant and totally unflappable’.

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