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Lucy Metcalf

Partner | Edinburgh

Family


Accredited Specialist in Family Law.

Lucy has practised exclusively in litigation and has specialised in family law for the majority of her career.

She advises clients on all aspects of family law, including the financial consequences of divorce, pre and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and agreements, child law, and adoption. She has particular expertise in cases involving difficult financial issues, especially company and partnership valuations and pension sharing, and has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting complex Minutes of Agreement dealing with the disposal and transfer of business assets. She also deals with cross-border disputes.

Lucy also has significant Sheriff Court advocacy experience, including conducting all types of procedural hearings, Child Welfare Hearings and Proofs.

She is trained in Collaborative Family Practice and regularly undertakes collaborative cases. She is a member of the Family Law Association and of Consensus, the Scottish Collaborative Family Lawyers Group and is committed to the use of alternative dispute resolution wherever appropriate.


Lucy is also a trustee of Scottish Adoption, a national adoption agency which delivers high quality placement and adoption services to anyone affected by adoption in Scotland and further afield.


Lucy Metcalf's Blog Entries

Christmas Reunions

The Festive Period can be a difficult time for separated parents. Unless Christmas contact has previously been arranged, either by way of a…


Posted on 7th December 2020

#AdoptionWeekScotland

This week (16-20 November) is Adoption Week Scotland 2020. Local authorities, adoption agencies, charities and individuals are coming…


Posted on 17th November 2020

Business as usual?

Lots of law firms who provide Family Law advice are blogging and tweeting about it being “business as usual”.  Practically, our team are…


Posted on 4th May 2020



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