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Work 0131 243 2583
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Susan Margaret Oswald

Tel:
Work 0131 243 2583
Email:
Sheehan Kelsey Oswald Family Law Specialists

Work Department

Family

Position

Founding director of Sheehan Kelsey Oswald Family Law Specialists. Accredited by Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in child law and family mediator. Particular, and widely acknowledged, expertise in child law issues. Routinely appointed by the courts as a reporter and curator ad litem in family cases. Practises full range of family law cases including divorce, separation and financial provision. Extensive experience in child residence and contact cases, adoption, child abduction (Hague and non-Hague) and specific issue order applications. Extensive experience of appearing in the Sheriff Court as well as running Court of Session cases with counsel. Regularly acts for solicitors and counsel, as well as for children and young people direct.

Career

Trained Skene Edwards; qualified 1996. Assistant and latterly partner, Erskine MacAskill. Founding director, Sheehan Kelsey Oswald Family Law Specialists 2008.

Member

CALM (Comprehensive Accredited Lawyer Mediators), Family Law Association, Convenor first hand (carers respite charity) 2001 to date, Friend St Columbas.

Education

Knox Academy, Haddington; Edinburgh University MA (hons) 1983, LLB 1993, Dip LP 1994.

Leisure

Skiing, reading, swimming.

Practice Areas

Arbitration, ADR, mediation; Family - children; Family - matrimonial

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