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Beyond the Basics: Family Law Update
Wed 26 April 2017, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
The latest installment in the SYLA "Beyond the Basics" series is our family law update dealing with two main areas: adoption and permanence and child abduction and relocation
Our speakers are Lisa Girdwood and Kate Dowdalls QC. Lisa is a partner with Brodies in the Family Law Team. Lisa is a trained collaborative lawyer and has extensive experience in relocation matters, financial provision, mediation and representing the interests of children as curator ad litem. Lisa is an accredited mediator and specialist in family law. Kate is with Arnot Manderson Advocates. Kate has been predominantly engaged in family work since calling to the Bar in 2000. Her experience in financial provision on divorce extends to high value claims. Kate is also experienced in dealing with claims by cohabitants under sections 28 and 29 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006. In her work relating to children, Kate customarily deals with adoption and permanence order cases, referral proceedings, and contact and residence disputes as well as Hague Convention applications.
The seminar will be held at 6pm on 26 April at Brodies LLP, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3BX. The seminar will close with a Q&A session, followed by networking and refreshments.