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Aberdein Considine

5-9 BON ACCORD CRESCENT, ABERDEEN, AB11 6DN, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01224 589700
Fax:
Fax 01224 572575
DX:
LP1 ABERDEEN-1
Email:
Web:
https://www.acandco.com

Ruth Aberdein

Tel:
Work 01224 337471
Email:
Web:
www.acandco.com
Aberdein Considine

Work Department

Family Law

Position

Ruth is the Partner-in-Charge of our highly-regarded and dynamic Family Law team. She has specialised exclusively in Family Law for over 18-years and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland both as a Specialist in Family Law and as a Family Law Mediator. Ruth, who is also a qualified Collaborative Lawyer, is recognised in the Legal 500 as a leading individual in her field, with commentary including that she is "very trustworthy, professional and sympathetic" and is "able to approach difficult matters with empathy and understanding while using extensive knowledge and experience to achieve as good a solution as possible". Ruth has extensive knowledge spanning all areas of Family Law but has particular expertise in dealing with high-net worth cases, often involving business interests. Ruth is respected for her sensible and child-focussed approach to cases. 

Career

Trained Aberdein Considine; Associate Partner, Aberdein Considine 2002; Partner 2004-present.

Languages

English.

Member

Scottish Family Law Association; Aberdeen Bar Association; Society of Advocates in Aberdeen; Scottish Collaborative Family Law Group; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; CALM Accredited Mediators.

Education

University of Aberdeen LLB (Hons) 1998; University of Aberdeen DipLP 1999.

Leisure

Family, football and travel.


Scotland: Private client

Family

Within: Family

Aberdein Considine has added two new partners to its family team: April Campbell joined in August 2018 and Karl Brown joined from Murray and Brown in November 2017. The group, which provides ‘good advice at a reasonable price’ handles separations (including financial and child-related issues), contentious and non-contentious aspects of divorce, child law matters, child maintenance, adoption, civil partnerships and pre-nuptial agreements. The practice is led by Ruth Aberdein, who specialises in high-value divorce and separation cases, and has expertise in alternative dispute resolution methods. The ‘highly intelligent and diligentIsabelle Douglas is ‘thorough and empathetic to the overall situation of separation’; she has particular expertise in financial provision and child-related matters. Naeema Sajid's focus is guardianship issues, although she also has extensive experience in contentious court proceedings.

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