With over 20 years experience practicing a broad range of family law, Jacqueline leads our Edinburgh family team. A highly experienced mediator and litigator, she acts for a diverse range of clients.

Jacqueline advises on a wide range of family law issues, from complex child contact and residence disputes to all aspects of financial provision matters. She works with her clients to achieve a negotiated settlement and utilise alternative dispute resolution methods wherever possible.

Jacqueline is regularly appointed by the court to provide child welfare reports and to act as a curator to protect children's interests.

Living Brodies' values

Jacqueline is highly regarded for her calm character, as well as the care and sympathetic approach she offers to clients.

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Key highlights

  • Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a family law specialist and accredited family law mediator
  • Member of the Family Law Association
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  • Ranked Band 2 by Chambers and Partners UK 2024 in Family/Matrimonial - Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds.
  • Ranked as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 for Family- Scotland. 
  • Jacqueline Stroud is listed as a Leading Lawyer by Wiselaw.