Jacqueline recognises that in most cases, her client’s interests are best served by negotiating an amicable settlement, however she is also an experienced litigator. She is committed to a non-confrontational approach to resolving family law matters, and has experience of dealing with complex financial issues. Jacqueline has a keen interest in child law matters and always seeks to ensure that children’s best interests are at the centre of any family law dispute. She also has experience in preparing pre-nuptial agreements.
Jacqueline is accredited as a Specialist in Family Law by The Law Society of Scotland and also as a mediator and collaborative lawyer.
In addition, Jacqueline's work contributed to the firm winning Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2020.
'Jacqueline Stroud consistently takes a very calm, empathetic and pragmatic approach to her work, and is always available at short notice to provide sensible and reassuring advice.'Legal 500
'Jacqueline Stroud has a strong following when it comes to mediation. She is known for her personal skills. She is able to put people at ease.'Legal 500
"Her people skills are exceptionally good."Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
"Very pragmatic and good with clients."Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
"Able and personable"Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
"She is a strong and experienced court performer."Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
"Jacqueline Stroud is a 'gifted family mediator'."Legal 500
"Empathetic and clear."Legal 500
"Thoughtful, tactful, precise and thorough."Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
"I never expected that divorce law would attract such a lovely person as yourself."Client
"You are wonderful at your job and I hope you are proud of what you achieve."Client