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Lucy Metcalf

Director | Edinburgh


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

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


This week (16-23 November) is Adoption Week Scotland. Local authorities, adoption agencies, charities and individuals are coming together…

Posted on 20th November 2019

The I do’s and don’ts of divorce law in Scotland

Some of us love reading about celebrity divorce cases – they can give us a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous. However, if you’…

Posted on 2nd August 2019

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