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ARNOT MANDERSON ADVOCATES, ADVOCATES LIBRARY, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, EDINBURGH, EH1 1RF, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 260 5699
Fax:
Fax 0131 225 3642
DX:
ED 549302 EDINBURGH 36
Email:
Web:
www.amadvocates.co.uk

Kate Dowdalls QC

Tel:
Work 0131 226 2881
Email:
Arnot Manderson Advocates (Arnot Manderson Advocates)

Position

Specialises in family law, including high-value divorce cases, claims for financial provision by former cohabitants, child abduction, adoption and permanence cases. Regularly appears in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session, including appearances in appeals. Has appeared before UKSC in appeals in family law cases as junior and as senior counsel. Family Law Arbitrator and member of FLAGS. Practice also includes inquiry work, including Fatal Accident Inquiries.

Career

Called 2000; Silk 2013. Previously a solicitor in private practice from 1985-2000. External Examiner, Family Law, Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Strathclyde (2011–2014).  Instructor on Faculty of Advocates Foundation Skills Course.

Education

LLB (Hons); Diploma in Legal Practice.


Scottish Bar

Family and childcare

Within: Family and childcare – Leading silks

Kate Dowdalls QC - Arnot Manderson AdvocatesAn outstanding advocate and forensic cross-examiner.’

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