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Elaine Sym

Associate | Forfar


Elaine is a key member of the Family Law team in Angus and deals with all aspects of Family law including: separation and divorce, child issues such as child contact and residence and cohabitation agreements and claims.

Elaine regularly appears in the sheriff court on behalf of her clients, as well as acting as local correspondent for firms outwith the area.

Elaine is a member of the Family Law Association and a committee member of the Society of Solicitors and Procurators of Angus. She also tutors students at the University of Dundee, teaching the Family Law elective to post-graduate students who are undertaking their Diploma in Legal Practice.

Elaine Sym's Blog Entries

Whose gift is it anyway?

David Beckham gave his wife a winery in California for her birthday.  Tom Cruise bought his wife a gulf-stream jet. Whilst we are not all…

Posted on 4th October 2019

Unhappy marriage is no grounds for Divorce

This week, the Supreme Court has refused to allow Mrs Owens to divorce her husband on the basis that she was unhappy in her marriage. …

Posted on 27th July 2018

Civil Partnerships – The Beginning of the End…….?

Civil partnerships were introduced in Scotland in 2004 at a time where same sex marriage was prohibited.  It allowed same sex couples to…

Posted on 18th July 2018

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