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Angela Wipat

Associate | Perth

Family


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.


Accreditations

Accredited Specialist in Family Law. Ranked in Legal 500 2020


Angela Wipat's Blog Entries

Knowing Who You Are: Why establishing paternity is important

It has recently been reported that a Ms Delphine Boel has taken a case to the Belgian Appeal Court to determine whether she should have the…


Posted on 21st September 2020

Coronavirus: Registration of Births, Deaths & Marriages

As the lockdown restrictions lift, we see a number of public services recommencing from 29 June 2020 and this includes the registration of…


Posted on 29th June 2020

Coronavirus: Registration of Births, Deaths & Marriages

As the lockdown restrictions lift, we see a number of public services recommencing from 29 June 2020 and this includes the registration of…


Posted on 29th June 2020



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