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Brodies LLP

31-33 UNION GROVE, ABERDEEN, AB10 6SD, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01224 392242
Fax:
Fax 01224 392244
DX:
AB10 ABERDEEN
Email:
Web:
www.brodies.com

Shaun George

Tel:
Work 01224 392531
Email:
Brodies LLP

Work Department

Family Law

Position

Partner and head of family law at Brodies LLP. Accredited family law specialist and accredited family law mediator. Trained collaborative lawyer; Family law arbitrator. Advises on all aspects of  family law but has particular expertise in high value financial provision on divorce cases, often involving assets held overseas. 

Career

Qualified 1989; Partner; Laurie & Co, Solicitors, Aberdeen, 1991 – 2001; Partner – Burnside, Kemp, Fraser, Solicitors, Aberdeen 2001 – 2004; Partner Simpson & Marwick, Solicitors, Aberdeen 2004 – June, 2015; Partner Brodies LLP June 2015 to date.

Member

National Committee of Consensus (Collaboration) Scotland; Past President of Society of Advocates in Aberdeen; FLAGS (Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland); FLA (Family Law Association); CALM (Comprehensive Accredited Lawyer Mediators);

Education

University of Aberdeen 1986 LLB; Dip LP 1987

Leisure

Member of Royal Aberdeen Golf Club since 1980; Captain:2018/2019; Aberdeen University Basketball Blue.


Scotland: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Shaun George - Brodies LLP

Within: Family

The ‘absolutely top-end team’ at Brodies LLP is noted for its family law work, including high-value and high-profile divorce cases, as well as multi-jurisdictional aspects and ‘forum shopping’ cases. The group also cases involving international child abduction and has expertise in European regulations pertaining to maintenance. Lisa Girdwood is ‘hugely experienced and able’ and has ‘a caring manner with clients’. Also recommended are ‘master tactician’ Scott Cochrane, Richard B Smith, who focuses on divorce cases involving business owners has ‘a pleasant and pragmatic approach’, and Shaun George, who heads the practice.

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