Mr Craig Samson > Blackadders LLP > Dundee, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Blackadders LLP
30&34 Reform Street

Work Department

Private Client, Family Law


Partner and Head of Family Law.


Trained Blackadders; qualified 1995; partner 2001. Accredited Specialist Family Mediator and Collaborative Family Lawyer.


Chairperson of Consensus, the national body of Collaborative Practitioners in Scotland. Presented to international audience at Consensus Conference in Edinburgh in 2012 and at Milan in 2014. External examiner for family law module for Legal Diploma at Dundee University, lectures students at both Abertay and Dundee on ADR and family law, appointed Safeguarder by local authority and also appointed to do reports at court in contested family cases and adoptions.


High School of Dundee; University of Edinburgh (1992 LLB Hons; 1993 Dip LP).


Cycling, boxing.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

Based primarily in Dundee and Aberdeen, Blackadders LLP‘s family law practice routinely handles financial disputes involving international, corporate and tax law aspects. Led by litigator Craig Samson, the team includes accredited family and child law specialist Gareth Masson, whose practice covers child relocation cases, adoptions and permanency orders, and associate Joanne Murray, an accredited family law specialist and mediator, who regularly appears in local sheriff courts.