Jennifer Gallagher > Lindsays > Dundee, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Lindsays
SEABRAES, 18 GREENMARKET
DUNDEE
DD1 4QB
Scotland

Work Department

Family.

Position

Jennifer is a partner in the family law team and is based in the Dundee office. She is accredited as a specialist in Family Law and Family Mediation by the Law Society of Scotland and is also a fully trained collaborative lawyer. Jennifer has a wide range of experience which includes providing advice and representation for divorce settlements, separation agreements, cohabitation cases and disputes involving children. Jennifer sits on the committee of the Family Law Association, the professional organisation for family lawyers in Scotland and is also lead tutor in family law for the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Dundee.

Career

After qualifying Jennifer spent her early career working in Glasgow and Lanarkshire. From 2006 to 2010 she was a partner in Smail & Ewart solicitors, Lanark. Due to family circumstances she relocated to Fife in 2010 and joined Blackadders, Dundee as an associate in the family team. She became a partner in Blackadders in 2012. Current directorships: East Neuk Centre Trust & Dundee Women’s Aid. Publications of note: guide to separation and divorce in Scotland – published by FLA (Contributor).

Memberships

Family Law Association.

Education

Fernhill School, Fernbrae Avenue, Burnside, Rutherglen; University of Strathclyde.

Leisure

She enjoys running (slowly) and is a member of Anster Haddies running club. She enjoys reading and also enjoys spending time with her family.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

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.