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Blackadders LLP

30 & 34 REFORM STREET, DUNDEE, DD1 1RJ, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01382 229222
Fax:
Fax 01382 342220
DX:
LP 6 DUNDEE
Email:
Web:
www.blackadders.co.uk

Craig Samson

Tel:
Work 01382 229222
Email:
Blackadders LLP

Work Department

Private client, family law.

Position

Partner, head of family law.

Career

Trained Blackadders; qualified 1995; partner 2001. Family Mediator and Collaborative Family Lawyer.

Member

Chairperson of Consensus, the national body of Collaborative Practitioners in Scotland. Presented to international audience at Consensus Conference in Edinburgh in 2012 and at Milan in 2014. External examiner for family law module for Legal Diploma at Dundee University, lectures students at both Abertay and Dundee on ADR and family law, appointed Safeguarder by local authority and also appointed to do reports at court in contested family cases and adoptions.

Education

High School of Dundee; University of Edinburgh (1992 LLB Hons; 1993 Dip LP).

Leisure

Cycling, boxing.


Scotland: Private client

Family

Within: Family

Blackadders LLP is ‘a particularly good Central Belt firm’ that handles complicated financial disputes, in addition to the full range of family work. The practice is led by Craig Samson, who is ‘a formidable lawyer and really strong negotiator’. He specialises in financial claims arising out of separation and divorce, sometimes with cross-border and jurisdictional aspects. John Mitchell has ‘considerable litigation experience’ and specialises in handling family disputes in and out of court. The ‘brilliantGareth Masson handles a substantial amount of civil court matters, financial provision, child law, adoption and permanency orders.

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