Amanda Masson > Harper Macleod LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Harper Macleod LLP
G1 3PE

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Amanda has specialised in Family Law for the majority of her career and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland in Family Law, Child Law and Family Mediation.

Amanda’s practice is wide-ranging. She is experienced in complex high value financial provision cases, both in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts. She take pride and satisfaction in children’s cases including those involving relocation of children, residence and contact.

In 2016, Amanda launched Harper Macleod’s Modern Families Initiative which aims to assist clients create families whether that be via adoptiondonor conception or surrogacy. The law around parental rights is nuanced and the legislation can be daunting. Finding a knowledgeable, experienced and supportive advisor is important. She enjoys assisting clients in their journey, navigating our system of child law and fertility law in as straightforward a manner as possible.

Amanda is regularly invited to speak at professional conferences. She often contributes to professional publications including Green’s Family Law Bulletin and the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland.

Amanda holds the COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland) Certificate in Counselling skills, which has proved invaluable in supporting clients.


Amanda is a member of CALM and the Family Law Association.


Qualifications: MA (Hons); LLP Dip LP

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

Fielding several ‘exceptional individuals covering family law’, Harper Macleod LLP is known for acting in complex financial provisions and assisted fertility work, spearheaded by specialist Amanda Masson. Featuring six accredited specialists in the team, areas of focus remain in child law, particularly on child relocation, abduction and adoption issues. Jenny Smith’s practice covers civil partnership, divorce and cohabitation claims, while Alexis Harper is the name for complex business valuations and financial provisions. Experienced litigator Karen Gibbons has experience acting in the Court of Session.