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Jamie Foulis

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Balfour+Manson LLP

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Litigation - Family


Partner in Family Law team. Jamie has acted in a range of family law actions, concerning financial provision, child-related matters, cessation of cohabitation and international elements, as well as dealing with the preparation of Agreements before and after marriage and post-separation and advising clients in connection with Guardianship matters. His caseload has included complex Court of Session divorces, largely relating to the division of matrimonial property, and a range of actions in the Sheriff Court concerning both children and financial matters. Also experience and expertise in regulatory and disciplinary law.


Trained with Balfour+Manson from 2011-2013; qualified 2013; promoted to associate 2015; assumed as partner in 2017; Volunteer with Citizen’s Advice and Gingerbread and formerly a tutor with the School Mock Court Project and the University of Edinburgh’s Free Legal Advice Centre.


Family Law Association; Scottish Young Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers


High School Of Dundee; University Of Edinburgh 2006-2011 (LLB Hons With Joint Honours In Law And History; Diploma In Legal Practice)


Lives in Fife. Enjoys sports (including football, rugby and running), music, film and reading.

Scotland: Private client


Within: Family

Balfour+Manson LLP’s ‘very experienced and hard-working’ team handle all aspects of family law, drawing on experience in cross-border matters and the firm’s wider private client expertise. Practice head Shona Smith, who gives ‘sensible and clear advice’, often handles negotiated settlements in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. Kirsten Knight’s practice encompasses divorce, cohabitation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, child-related disputes and adoptions. ‘Experienced beyond his years’, Jamie Foulis advises clients on the spectrum of non-contentious family matters. Associate Iain Thomson is recommended for his ‘quick-wittedness’ and ‘impressive familiarity with the Court of Session’.

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