Susie is a solicitor-advocate, an accredited specialist in Family Law and a collaborative practitioner. 

Susie is based in Aberdeen, but regularly appears in courts (including the Court of Session) across the country. She has particular expertise in cross border/international family law cases, child relocations and cohabitation cases (relating both to claims on separation and claims on death). Susie is a member of the Family Law Association (FLA) and of Consensus. She has authored books on the law of cohabitation and international issues in Scots family law.


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Susie is approachable and efficient and cares for her client's needs. She is passionate about achieving fair outcomes for her clients.

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  • Susie is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland in Family Law.
  • Has a particular interest in cohabitation following the publication of her first book, "A Practical Guide to Cohabitation and the Law in Scotland", by Law Brief Publishing.
  • A part-time tutor in civil litigation at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
  • A member of Consensus Scotland and the Family Law Association.
  • Mentors young people through the Career Ready initiative.
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  • Ranked as Up and Coming by Chambers and Partners UK 2024 in Family/Matrimonial - Aberdeen and surrounds.