We Are Recruiting

Lesley Anderson Law are recruiting As many of you will know, Lesley Anderson Law are expanding and moving to new premises. Alongside this very exciting news, we are delighted to say we are recruiting for 3 roles: Solicitor Advocate – Civil Solicitor with experience in Family and Child Law and Civil Litigation Legal Secretary/receptionist Please…

Law Masterclass

Law Masterclass This week, the Lesley Anderson Law team had the pleasure of presenting at Stirling University’s Law Masterclass. I was delighted to be asked to present as a Guest Lecturer at the masterclass and took along our Trainee Solicitor, Rachel Ferguson, to assist with the seminar. In the lecture, we presented on the topic…

FLA – Stress and Wellbeing

FLA – Stress and Wellbeing Ms Anderson sits as Chair of the Family law Association and has provided her report in the latest edition of the Family Law Association Bulletin. Book a Free Consultaion Lesley Anderson Law offers a free consultation, with no obligation to engage our services further. Get in touch to find out…

Celebrating our 3rd year anniversary!

Celebrating our 3rd year anniversary! It is an exciting week for the Lesley Anderson Law team, as we celebrate our third year anniversary and our Ms Anderson turning 50! To mark the occasion, here are some personal highlights from each team member: Lesley – Solicitor Advocate Looking back over the past three years, the number…

My Traineeship – 5 Months On

My Traineeship – 5 months on! I last wrote to in August to provide a brief update after completing the first month of my traineeship. Now, with a quarter of my traineeship almost complete, I thought I would provide a further update as to my time as a trainee so far. Since then, I have…

AGM and Annual Conference 2021

AGM and Annual Conference 2021 As Vice Chair of the Family Law Association, one of my responsibilities is to organise the annual AGM and Conference. This year the event will be entirely online with an interactive event featuring a stellar line-up of speakers! Full details of the schedule can be found here. We thank you…

Refusal to Return a Child After Contact

Refusal to Return a Child After Contact As demonstrated by the recent decision of ML v JH [2021] CSOH 50, the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction may provide a remedy if a child is wrongfully retained abroad after exercising holiday contact with a non-resident parent. However, what if the child is not abroad? Even…

Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney What is a Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you (the granter) to appoint someone else (the Attorney) to manage your affairs and make decisions on your behalf. There are 3 different types: Continuing – relating to property and financial affairs Welfare – relating to…