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Company

SKO Family Law

Position

Director

Index

Family Lawyers

Lawyers Beyond London

Legal

Location

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Advice type

Alternative dispute resolution

Big-money cases

Cross-border

Divorces

Family businesses

Financial remedies

High-value cases

Legal - Dispute resolution

Litigation

Matrimonial

Client types

Entrepreneurs

Families

HNW

UHNW

Sector focus

Legal Advisory Services

Profile

Alison Edmondson

Description

Spear's Review

A skilled negotiator and an experienced litigator, Alison Edmondson is a proponent of alternatives to litigation, including mediation, collaborative law and arbitration.

The Edinburgh-based lawyer’s has significant experience of financial issues arising from separation. ‘I have particular expertise in cases relating to business interests, pensions, taxation and inherited wealth, including in connection with retirement and retirement planning,’ she says.

Edmonson's practice also includes novel issues such as cases where one party has lost capacity, the international protection of vulnerable adults, and disputed inheritance claims.

Clients, Edmonson says, 'want clear, analytical, pragmatic advice tempered by sensitivity to the very personal nature of the matters we are discussing'.

Adviser Profile

Alison Edmondson is a specialist in resolution of complex financial disputes including business interests, pensions, taxation and inherited wealth. She deals with financial and children issues on separation of married or cohabitating couples.

Alison is Partner at SKO Family Law Specialists, Scotland's largest niche family law practice. Financial issues arising from separation are Alison's primary focus. She has particular expertise in cases relating to business interests, pensions, taxation and inherited wealth, including in connection with retirement and retirement planning. Her practice also includes family cases with novel issues such as cases where one party has lost capacity, the international protection of vulnerable adults and disputed inheritance claims.

Alison regularly writes and lectures for, amongst others, STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland), SOLAS (Society of Law Accountants in Scotland) and Update (Law Society of Scotland). Alison is a skilled negotiator and an experienced litigator in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court as well as being committed to alternatives to the court process, including mediation, collaborative law and arbitration.

She is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family Law; experienced litigator; trustee and former Chair Family Mediation Lothian; accredited Family Mediator; postgraduate qualification in Mediation and Conflict Resolution; trained as a Collaborative Lawyer; Founder member of Family Law Arbitration Group (Scotland) and Family Law Arbitrator.

Rank: Top Recommended

Top Recommended 2020, Family Lawyers Beyond London

Address

18 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PF, United Kingdom

Email

Alison.Edmondson@sko-family.co.uk

Phone

013 1322 6669

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