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 ‘top flight family law team‘ at Brodies LLP acts for high net worth individuals and private clients, with a particular emphasis on high value divorce cases, pre-nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements. The large and widespread team, which is led by Shaun George, also handles the full range of child law matters, including international abduction, contact orders and child residence disputes, and regularly acts in multi-jurisdictional matters pertaining to financial provision and forum shopping. Scott Cochrane has ‘excellent knowledge‘ of international family law matters, while Lisa Girdwood is a leading voice on child abductions and the implications of Brexit in this area.