People

Rachael Kelsey, Partner

Rachael is a founding Partner of SKO. She remains the only 'Hall of Fame' family lawyer in Scotland in the Legal 500 (2022 Edition) and the only Scottish lawyer in the Spears 500 Family Lawyers Guide (2021). Read more

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Susan Oswald, Partner

Susan is one of the founding Partners of SKO.   She was elected to the Law Society of Scotland Council, first in 2017, and again in 2020. She is one of only seven accredited Child Law Specialists in Edinburgh and is also accredited as a Family Mediator. Read more

Susan Oswald on LinkedIn

Alison Edmondson, Partner

Alison is a Partner of SKO, a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family Law and as a Family Mediator. Read more

Alison Edmondson on LinkedIn

Robert Gilmour, Partner

Robert is a Partner of SKO, is recognised as a Leading Individual in Family Law in Scotland by the Legal 500 and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Family Law and as a Family Mediator. Read more

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Claire Christie, Senior Associate

Claire is a Senior Associate with SKO. She is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family Law and has over a decade of experience as a family lawyer. Read more

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Ewan Campbell, Consultant

Ewan joined us in 2021 as a Consultant with over 25 years experience practicing Family Law in the Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland. Read more

Ewan Campbell on LinkedIn

Caroline Millar, Associate

Caroline is an Associate with SKO. She trained in Edinburgh with a large multi-disciplinary firm and then worked in the Central Belt in a busy court practice for three years before joining SKO in 2012, becoming an Associate in 2017. Read more

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Seonaid Cochrane, Senior Solicitor

Seonaid is a Senior Solicitor with SKO.  She joined SKO in 2021 from a large multi-disciplinary firm, where she began her career six years earlier.  

Seonaid has a background in commercial law and worked in contentious construction before joining SKO to specialise in family law. Read more

Stephanie Smith, Senior Solicitor

Stephanie is a Senior Solicitor with SKO. After qualifying she worked in a busy high street court practice before joining SKO in 2015. Stephanie is bilingual (French) and has worked in France. She also speaks German and Spanish. Read more

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Catriona Laidlaw, Solicitor

Catriona graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a First Class degree in Law (with Honours) and a Distinction in her Diploma in Legal Practice. She studied Family Law at honours level and wrote her Dissertation on Forced Marriage and honour based violence. Read more

Catriona Laidlaw on LinkedIn

Gabriella Lipschitz, Trainee Solicitor

Gabby graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a First Class degree in Law (with Honours) and a Distinction in the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. She studied Family Law and Issues in Child Law at honours level. Read more

Gabriella Lipschitz on LinkedIn

Lorraine Millson

Lorraine is a partner at Alex Quinn and Partners, an independent firm of law accountants. She has been in the law accountancy profession since 1974 and her firm is one of the most highly regarded firms of law accountants in Scotland. Read more