Mr Scott Cochrane > Brodies LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
15 ATHOLL CRESCENT
EDINBURGH
EH3 8HA
Scotland

Work Department

Personal & Family

Position

Partner in the family law team, advising on all areas of family law, particularly complex financial cases including those with an international aspect; has a wide ranging client base and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as an expert in family law.

Career

Trained Stuart & Stuart WS; qualified 1992; joined family law department Brodies LLP 1992; partner 2002.

Memberships

Scottish Family Law Association; Governor of the International Academy of Family Lawyers; WS Society; The New Club, Edinburgh.

Education

George Heriots, Edinburgh; Dundee University (1989 LLB; 1990 DipLP).

Leisure

Family, swimming, wine, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

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.