Introducing Rachel to the team

Rachel, can you tell us about your study/work experience prior to starting your role at Lesley Anderson Law? Before starting my role as a trainee solicitor with Lesley Anderson Law, I completed an undergraduate law degree at the University of Strathclyde, achieving first-class honours. I then continued at the University of Strathclyde to complete the…

New Team Member Joins Lesley Anderson Law

Lesley Anderson Law have expanded our team! Here at Lesley Anderson Law, championing home-grown talent is something in which we take great pride. That is why, when we decided to expand our team this year, we didn’t stray far from home. With the business growing fast, Lesley wanted to bring another innovative, hard-working, and dedicated…

Do I Need A Separation Agreement To Sell My House?

Do I need a separation agreement to sell my house? As we are all emerging from coronavirus restrictions, the property market is seeing a boom in sales and Family Law Practitioners an increase in consultations in respect to relationship breakdown. Unfortunately, many couples have found that their relationship difficulties have been magnified by lockdown and…

CHILDREN’S VIEWS AND PROTECTION FROM ABUSE

CHILDREN’S VIEWS AND PROTECTION FROM ABUSE LRK V AG Sheriff Appeal Court 2021I had recently written in February in regard to the Court of Session decision in M V C on the requirement of the court to obtain the views of a child in proceeding seeking a section 11 order, being an order for residence…

Advocacy in the virtual court

Advocacy in the virtual court We are living in unprecedented times where the majority of our contact with clients and decision makers is now by virtual communication. Gone are the days when you would attend court with your client and persuade the decision maker with your excellent oral advocacy skills and court presence. Those days…

CHILDREN’S VIEWS IN COURT PROCEEDINGS

CHILDREN’S VIEWS IN COURT PROCEEDINGS The Inner House of the Court of Session issued a decision earlier this week in the case of M against C [2021] CSIH 14. This is a very important decision which gives further direction in respect to the issue of consideration by a court in respect to obtaining the views…

Webex for Court Hearings

Webex for Court Hearings In order to improve the access to justice the court service is rolling out Webex to enable court hearings to be undertaken by way of video conference. This means that where you are involved in a civil court action, particularly an action involving a child, you will be able to attend…