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SKO
FORSYTH HOUSE
93 GEORGE STREET
EDINBURGH
EH2 3ES
Scotland

Position

Director of SKO Family Ltd – Sheehan Kelsey Oswald Family Law Specialists. Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in family law and as a family mediator. FLAGS (Family Law Arbitration group Scotland) arbitrator. Regularly appointed by the Court as reporter and curator ad litem in family cases (in respect of both children and incapax adults). His practice covers the full range of matrimonial and child-related cases including divorce, dissolution, cohabitation claims, financial provision, residence/contact, specific issue orders and relocation. Recognised for particular expertise in cohabitant claims – acted for successful applicant in ground breaking and widely reported Supreme Court case of Gow v Grant (undertaking all advocacy at first instance). Extensive experience of advocacy including conduct of proofs, debates and other contentious hearings in the Sheriff Court (Scotland wide).

Career

Trained Oag and Company & Hilary L. Grieve, Dumfries; assistant solicitor, John Henderson and sons, Dumfries; assistant solicitor, Lovells, Edinburgh; associate and latterly partner, Hughes Walker, Edinburgh; director, SKO 2013.

Memberships

CALM (Comprehensive Accredited Lawyer Mediators); EBA (Edinburgh Bar Association); FLAGS.

Education

University of Edinburgh (1993 LLB (Hons) 2(1); 1994 Dip LP).

Leisure

Family, walking, history, crosswords, board games, whisky.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

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