Family Law

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Mindful of delivering value for money without compromising quality of service, we work collaboratively with our clients to help them find the best possible outcome, reach an early settlement and maintain relationships where possible.

We adopt a holistic approach when dealing with family business assets and work closely with our colleagues in our corporate and employment departments.

Our expert family law solicitors’ unsurpassed reputation in handling family law matters includes assistance with:

  • "They guided me, while respecting my wishes, and helped me to get a positive result from a negative situation."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Their patience, supporting attitude and advice gave me the knowledge and tools to stand up for myself."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The team is very effective and client-centred. They have both good technical ability and excellent client-facing skills."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The whole team is totally reliable, and the service has been outstanding. Any instruction is actioned immediately. We have to be able to rely on our Edinburgh agents completely, and have never been disappointed."

    Legal 500
  • "MacRoberts has an excellent team with the full range of skills and a wealth of experience."

    Legal 500
  • "Marika Franceschi is 'outstanding'."

    Legal 500
  • "Jacqueline Stroud is a 'gifted family mediator'."

    Legal 500
  • "Marika Franceschi possesses an excellent knowledge of Court of Session procedure, even the less frequently used aspects."

    Legal 500
  • "MacRoberts' family team is dedicated and determined. The lawyers always provide pragmatic advice that is delivered sensitively and with careful thought to the wider implications, particularly when children are involved."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Praised for their 'quick, high-quality service' and 'personal touch'."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "I will forever be grateful for your positive attitude and support which was invaluable in keeping me afloat."

    Client
  • "Clear, calm and practical approach which is, at the same time, personal and caring."

    Client
  • "Whilst this is a very emotional and stressful time of my life, your manner and confidence left me feeling much better about being able to see a way forward."

    Client
  • "Just wanted to say thank you again for all your help and support. It has been a really stressful time and your help to get everything resolved is really appreciated."

    Client
  • "I am so very grateful that you accepted me as your client. I trust your judgement implicitly and I give thanks for the strength I gain from you."

    Client
  • "Thank you for your advice and guidance. The preparation work that you did to get to here has been astounding."

    Client

Individuals & Family

Advising individuals has always been at the heart of our business.

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