Donna is an experienced Family law practitioner based in Aberdeen. She qualified in 2002 and trained as a collaborative lawyer in 2006. She is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family law and as a Family law Mediator. Donna practises in all areas of family law including separation, divorce and cohabitation claims.

She has a particular interest in child law and regularly advises clients in cases where contact arrangements or the child's place of residence is in dispute. She also deals with cases involving the relocation of children both within the United Kingdom and abroad. Donna strives to resolve cases amicably when possible but is also a tenacious litigator when required.

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Donna has been described by clients as sympathetic and approachable. She provides clear, pragmatic advice in highly sensitive cases and cares for her client's needs.

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  • Secretary of the Northeast pod of Consensus Collaboration Scotland.
  • A Board member of Avenue, the leading provider of Mediation, Counselling and Child contact in Northeast Scotland.
  • Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family law, Child law and as a Family law Mediator.


  • Ranked as an Associate to Watch by Chambers and Partners UK 2024 in Family/Matrimonial - Aberdeen and surrounds.