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Alison McKee

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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)).

Scotland: Private client


Within: Family

Lindsays has ‘a solid team with a good knowledge of family law matters’. The group handles complex financial provision cases, child law (including adoption and permanence orders, cross-border and jurisdictional work. It also has considerable experience in Court of Session and Sheriff Court litigation, which stands alongside its alternative dispute resolution practice. On the non-contentious side, the team handles nuptial and cohabitation agreements, rural matters, Hague Convention work and surrogacy. Alison McKee leads the practice and has particular expertise in international child abduction cases, in addition to collaborative family law. Jennifer Gallagher stands out for ‘excellent technical knowledge’, as well as possessing ‘the confidence to run cases and take decisions herself, where appropriate’. The ‘sensible and practicalDuncan Mackinnon is a child law specialist and is noted for his ‘great rapport’ with children. ‘Approachable, sympathetic and intellectually able’ legal director Lucy Metcalf has an excellent track record in court, which she combines with ‘well-developed soft-skills’.

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