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BTO Solicitors LLP

48 ST VINCENT STREET, GLASGOW, G2 5HS, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 221 8012
Fax:
Fax 0141 221 7803
DX:
GW96 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
Edinburgh, Glasgow

Marjory Blair

Tel:
Work 0141 221 8012
Email:
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Family

Position

Associate

Marjory has practised Family Law for over thirty years in Scotland and in the Sheriff Courts and Court of Session. Collaboratively trained, recognising that the manner in which a relationship breakdown is handled by advisors can impact on the outcomes for the family and particularly the children in the future. Extensive experience in all aspects of Family law, including cases with complex asset structures or with an international dimension, and in both non contentious work and litigation. Recent cases: the subjects of co-habitation, including drafting co-habitation agreements, drafting pre and post-nuptial agreements, unjustified enrichment, protective remedies including child protection issues, relocation issues, cases with International dimensions, pension sharing, property transfers, orders for sale and dissolution of Civil Partnership. Skilled in drafting all family law related agreements to regulate the financial consequences of relationships, both at the outset and following breakdown. A particular interest in Adoption including International Adoption.

Career

Associate at BTO Solicitors LLP. Qualified in 1982. Past positions at Raeburn Christie, Aberdeen, and Brodies LLP Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Member

Family Law Association

Education

University of Aberdeen , Law 1980; Diploma in Legal Practice 1981.


Scotland: Private client

Family

Within: Family

BTO Solicitors LLP has ‘a wealth of experience in all areas of family law’ and is particularly well versed in dealing with financial provision and child law cases. The firm is singled out for its expertise in complex international child custody cases, including adoption and surrogacy matters. ‘Tenacious’ team head Cath Karlin provides ‘straightforward advice’ and attracts praise for her ‘substantial experience in public child law cases; she is a safe pair of hands in financial provision matters’. She acted for a client in a child abduction case, and handled a number of surrogacy petitions. Lesley Gordon (a ‘thorough, well-prepared and tough negotiator’) advised a client on sexual offence matters, and assisted another individual with financial provision and contentious child residence issues. ‘Extremely helpful and competent’ associate Marjory Blair is also recommended.

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