Aberdein Considine's Family Law team, which provides ‘good advice at a reasonable price’, handles separations (including financial and child-related issues), contentious and non-contentious aspects of divorce, child law matters, child maintenance, adoption, civil partnerships and pre-nuptial agreements.
Legal 500 Guide, 2019 Edition
Ruth is the Partner-in-Charge of our highly-regarded and dynamic Family Law team. She has specialised exclusively in Family Law for over 18-years and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland both as a Specialist in Family Law and as a Family Law Mediator.
Ruth, who is also a qualified Collaborative Lawyer, is recognised in the Legal 500 as a leading individual in her field, with commentary including that she is "very trustworthy, professional and sympathetic" and is "able to approach difficult matters with empathy and understanding while using extensive knowledge and experience to achieve as good a solution as possible".
Ruth has extensive knowledge spanning all areas of Family Law but has particular expertise in dealing with high-net worth cases, often involving business interests. Ruth is respected for her sensible and child-focussed approach to cases.
University of Aberdeen LLB (Hons)
University of Aberdeen DipLP
Recommended by the Legal 500 guide in 2019
Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family Law
Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Family Law Mediator
Qualified as a Collaborative Family Lawyer
Consensus Collaborative Family Law Group
CALM – Accredited Family Law Mediators
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