Mr Shaun George > Brodies LLP > Aberdeen, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
AB10 6SD

Work Department

Family Law


Partner and head of family law at Brodies LLP. Accredited family law specialist and accredited family law mediator. Trained collaborative lawyer; Family law arbitrator. Advises on all aspects of  family law but has particular expertise in high value financial provision on divorce cases, often involving assets held overseas. 


Qualified 1989; Partner; Laurie & Co, Solicitors, Aberdeen, 1991 – 2001; Partner – Burnside, Kemp, Fraser, Solicitors, Aberdeen 2001 – 2004; Partner Simpson & Marwick, Solicitors, Aberdeen 2004 – June, 2015; Partner Brodies LLP June 2015 to date.


National Committee of Consensus (Collaboration) Scotland; Past President of Society of Advocates in Aberdeen; FLAGS (Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland); FLA (Family Law Association); CALM (Comprehensive Accredited Lawyer Mediators);


University of Aberdeen 1986 LLB; Dip LP 1987


Member of Royal Aberdeen Golf Club since 1980; Captain:2018/2019; Aberdeen University Basketball Blue.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

(Leading individuals)

Shaun GeorgeBrodies 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.