Lisa Girdwood > Brodies LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
G1 3BX

Work Department

Family Law


Partner in Family Law Team at Brodies LLP. Accredited Family Law specialist and accredited mediator. Trained Collaborative Lawyer specialising in divorce, separation, child law and international child abduction; extensive experience in relocation matters, financial provision, mediation and representing the interests of children as curator ad litem as well as representing incapable adults as court appointed safe guarder


Qualified 1990; Partner  Bonar Mackenzie 2000-2011; joined  Family Law Team at Simpson & Marwick as partner  December 2011; joined Brodies LLP as  Partner  June 2015.


Family Law Association; CONSENSUS Collaboration Scotland ; CALM (Comprehensive Accredited Lawyer Mediators); International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners (IACP)


University of Edinburgh MA(Hons) 1985 LLB( Dist),1987 Dip LP 1988


Interests include travel and running

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

(Leading individuals)

Lisa GirdwoodBrodies LLP

The family practice at Brodies LLP has a strong reputation for its work advising separating couples in complex divorce and civil partnership dissolutions, often with cross-border and international aspects. Shaun George, the practice head, is an accredited family law arbitrator and mediator, whose practice is centred on high-value divorce cases with a cross-border element. Richard B Smith is adept at dealing with financial provision where assets are locked into businesses, while Lisa Girdwood focuses on residency and contact arrangements for children, and also has particular experience in child abduction cases. The firm also advises on pre- and post-nuptial agreements, the rights of non-married but cohabiting partners, and adoption disputes. Jennifer Wilkie is another name to note.