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‘ family law offering runs the full gamut of contentious and non-contentious family and child law work, with the team receiving regular instructions from clients in Scotland and abroad to assist with high-value litigation. Accredited child and family law specialist Alison McKee heads the group, which includes ‘fearless litigator’ Nina Taylor, who has extensive experience handling cases concerning allegations of domestic and child sexual abuse, trained mediator and collaborative lawyer Jennifer Gallagher and solicitor Philippa Abernethy. Child law expert Duncan Mackinnon left the team in 2022 and joined Macnabs LLP as consultant.
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
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and executries
- Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in Scotland
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Finance > Banking and finance
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Employment > Employment