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Separation & Divorce

We are in the top ranking for Family and Matrimonial work in Scotland in Chambers and Partners UK Guide to the Legal Profession.
We are also recommended for family work in Scotland in the Legal 500.

We are experienced and knowledgeable in all areas of Family Law, acting for individuals and other solicitors.

The members of our Family Team advise on the whole range of family law issues including:

  • Separation Agreements (Minutes of Agreement or “legal separation”) for separated spouses and cohabitants (including same-sex cohabitants).  

  • Divorce proceedings and other court actions in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. We have particular expertise in cases with complex legal issues relating to company ownership, interests in partnerships and trusts, tax, pensions, cases where there is a foreign dimension and cases where urgent protective orders are required from the court.  

  • Alternative dispute resolution in family law. Click on the link for more information about mediation, collaborative family law, arbitration and negotiation and which option is right for you.
     
  • Pre-nuptial, Pre-civil partnership contracts & Cohabitation Agreements.
     

The guide to a survivable separation, “The Right Kind of Divorce”,  written by Anne Dick, can be accessed here

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Main Office

45 Queen Charlotte Street
Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 7HT

Legal Post: LP-1, Leith
DX 550856, Leith

Tel: +44 (0) 131 555 0616
Fax: +44 (0) 131 553 1523
Email: edinburgh@mhdlaw.co.uk