Areas of Practice


Among the members of Arnot Manderson Advocates are counsel at the very forefront of family law. Our dedicated Family Law Group reflects the high level of expertise within our stable in this area. Many of our members possess extensive experience of advising on a wide variety of family law issues and conducting all types of family law hearings and proofs. Appearances extend to Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland, both houses of the Court of Session and the UK Supreme Court. Our members are regularly invited to speak on family law matters at conferences and seminars. Some are also available for instruction as family law arbitrators.

Related Items

Inner House success for AM duo in relevant person case

Iain Mitchell QC and Ceit-Anna MacLeod succeed in Inner House appeal against the Children’s Reporter   Mr Mitchell QC and Ms MacLeod were instructed on [...]

Top Rankings and High Praise for AM Advocates

Arnot Manderson Advocates is delighted to report the remarkable achievement of twenty four individual Rankings (including twelve in Band 1) across twelve separate Practice Areas [...]

Double Conference Success for AM Advocates

ARNOT MANDERSON’S DOUBLE CONFERENCE SUCCESS Scotland’s largest full service stable Arnot Manderson Advocates registered a notable double success last month by putting on two well [...]

AM Advocates highly rated in Legal 500 Directory

STRONG SHOWING FOR ARNOT MANDERSON ADVOCATES IN LATEST LEGAL 500 RANKINGS Scotland’s largest full service stable Arnot Manderson Advocates have again received high praise from [...]

AMFLG 4th Family Law Conference, Perth

  ARNOT MANDERSON FAMILY LAW GROUP ANNUAL CONFERENCE Friday, 12th September 2014, 9:30am – 3:30pm Venue: Perth Racecourse, Scone Palace Park, Perth, PH2 6BB Arnot [...]

AMA Welcomes Three Newly Called Advocates

ARNOT MANDERSON WELCOMES THREE NEWLY CALLED ADVOCATES Arnot Manderson Advocates has welcomed Wojciech Jajdelski, Scott Manson and David Massaro to the stable following their admission [...]

AM Advocates welcome Laura Thomson, Advocate

 Arnot Manderson Advocates has welcomed Laura Thomson to the stable following her admission to the Faculty of Advocates today.  Before being called to the Bar, [...]

Ceit-Anna MacLeod resists two Permanence Orders

  Ceit-Anna MacLeod of Arnot Manderson Advocates successfully resists the granting of two permanence orders   In a judgment issued in December 2013, but published [...]

Nicola Gilchrist speaks at Womans Day Event

AM Advocates member Nicola Gilchrist was invited by the Focused Women Network in Scotland to take part in a panel discussion at RBS as part [...]

Kate Dowdalls QC in success before Sheriff Principal

Arnot Manderson Advocates member, Kate Dowdalls Q.C., appeared recently for the successful appellant in the case of Cameron v Lukes. The judgment of Sheriff Principal [...]