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

Blackadders LLP
30 & 34 REFORM STREET
DUNDEE
DD1 1RJ
Scotland

Work Department

Private client, family law.

Position

Partner, head of family law.

Career

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

Memberships

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.

Education

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

Leisure

Cycling, boxing.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

Headed up by Craig Samson, cited by clients as ‘personable, intelligent, and committed to securing the best result possible for his clients’, Blackadders LLP stands out for its ‘ability to adapt to each client’s needs‘. This ethos is applied to a wide variety of family issues, namely complicated financial claims on separation and divorce. ‘Knowledgeable and efficient, with good client management skills when dealing with tricky and emotive issues’, Gareth Masson principally focuses on cases involving children, particularly adoptions, permanency orders, and relocations. He also receives instructions concerning cohabitation claims.