Alison McKee > Lindsays > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile
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Head of family law.
Alison is a Partner and Head of the Family Law Team, which operates from all four of Lindsays’ offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and North Berwick. She works between all four offices but is primarily based in Glasgow. Alison is accredited as a Family Law specialist and a Child Law specialist. Being trained as a collaborative lawyer and having extensive litigation experience, she can meet the needs of clients with the procedure best suited to resolve their particular issues.
She advises clients on all aspects of family law including divorce, separation, complex financial provision following separation or divorce, pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes, child law, surrogacy and Parental Orders and applications under the Hague Convention on International Child abduction. Alison is a Reporter for Glasgow Sheriff Court.
Qualified in 1999. Associate at Morrisons LLP, joined Lindsays as Partner in February 2014 and became Head of The Family Law Team in October 2014. Accredited by The Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family Law and Child Law. Trained in Collaborative Law
Alison is a member of the Family Law Association Scotland and Consensus (the Scottish Collaborative Family Lawyers Group)
Cults Academy; Strathclyde University (LLB (Hons)).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Lindsays handle cases concerning complex financial provision, child residency, cohabitation agreements, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and Hague convention child abduction matters, using alternative dispute resolution methods to resolve tricky cases. Alison McKee heads up the practice from Glasgow, and in addition to her primary practice in divorce and residency cases, has practical experience of surrogacy disputes. Nina Taylor has a record of work on cases involving allegations of domestic abuse, sexual abuse and child abuse. Jennifer Gallagher, who is chair of the Family Law Association, and Duncan Mackinnon focus on safeguarding issues and cases involving vulnerable children.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Private client > Agriculture and estates
- Private client > Charities and not-for-profit
- Private client > Family
- Insurance > Medical negligence: pursuer
- Insurance > Personal injury: pursuer
- Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and executries
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport
- Finance > Banking and finance
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation
- Employment > Employment
- Real estate > Property litigation