Lawyers in the family law practice at UK and leading Scottish law firm Brodies LLP, have received five new accreditations from The Law Society of Scotland, further boosting the capabilities of the already top ranked practice.

Sarah Lilley and Rachael Noble have become accredited specialists in family law mediation while Donna McKay has become an accredited specialist in child law. Rachael, and Garry Sturrock have also been accredited as family law specialists.

The accreditations by The Law Society Scotland, are granted once a lawyer meets strict criteria in terms of their ability to deal with complex cases.

Donna McKay, senior associate, Brodies LLP, said of the news: "Achieving the status of accredited specialist shows our clients that we have some of the most in-depth knowledge of family law in Scotland, and demonstrates our commitment to resolving any disputes as often as possible without going to court. It's a recognition of significant hard work and it is extremely satisfying to reach this milestone."

Shaun George, head of Brodies' family practice also added: "I am delighted to see four family law colleagues successfully achieve these accreditations. It is a testament to their dedication to their clients, and is further demonstration that we have some of the best family law experts in Scotland at Brodies."

We now have 21 accreditations across the team, including seven family law mediators, ten family law specialists, four child law specialists, a solicitor advocate and also a family law arbitrator. Having such a large team of accredited specialists ensures clients can trust they are getting the best advice, as hallmarked by the Law Society of Scotland.


Shaun George


Sarah Lilley


Rachael Noble

Senior Associate

Donna McKay

Legal Director

Garry Sturrock

Senior Associate