Our highly experienced and well-respected team have expertise in all areas of family law and are on-hand to guide you through, what can often be a difficult time, sensitively and logically to ensure you and your family’s needs are met. We understand that everyone’s circumstances are different and our solicitors will give practical advice on the options available to you and how best to resolve your situation.
Our expertise includes:-
- Divorce and Separation
- Pre and Post-nuptial Agreements
- Cohabitee Rights
- Cohabitation Agreements
- Civil Partnerships
- Negotiating Minutes of Agreement (to formalise separation)
- Child Welfare Issues – Including Residence and Contact
The Family Law Department consists of Claire Bamber (Partner) and Sandi Kerr (Paralegal), in Fort William, and Kath McMahon (Partner) and Billie Kirkham (Trainee Solicitor) in Oban.
Kath is also appointed to act as Curator by the Court to represent children’s interests in Contact and Residence disputes and to produce written reports in Adoption proceedings.
Kath is an Accredited Family Law mediator and has been an Honorary Sheriff in Oban since 2004 and is a founder member and now one of the Directors of Family Mediation (Argyll & Bute). She is also a former Chair of Lorn Counselling Service.