Associate | Perth
Accredited Specialist in Family Law.
Angela has practiced exclusively in the field of family law for over 25 years and has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist since 2005. She joined our Perth office in 2008 having previously trained and practiced in Edinburgh, where she gained considerable experience of family actions in the Court of Session.
Angela has a wealth of knowledge and experience across the whole spectrum of family law issues, her particular interest lies in financial provision on separation and the regulation of financial arrangements between couples. Angela is regularly involved in the drafting of pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and she also has an interest in and experience of surrogacy arrangements.
Whilst an experienced Sheriff Court practitioner, Angela strongly advocates the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution methods wherever appropriate. She is a trained Collaborative Practice lawyer and a member of Consensus Collaboration Scotland. She is also a member and former office bearer of the Family Law Association.
Volunteering is important to Angela and throughout her legal career she has supported organisations working with families providing pro bono legal surgeries to service users and training to staff. Angela is currently a Director of Perth Citizens Advice Bureau.
Angela Wipat's Blog Entries
Chambers & Partners 2018
Angela Wipat is experienced in a range of family matters, including financial and children disputes arising from separations. She is also highlighted for her collaborative work and sources note that she possesses "excellent legal knowledge, and combines a practical approach with a robust defence of the client's position when necessary."