Rachael is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Family Law and is a trained Collaborative Lawyer. She has experience in all aspects of family law including financial provision on divorce, the negotiation of prenuptial agreements, cohabitation issues, surrogacy and child related matters. Rachael appears regularly in the Sheriff Court and acts both as principal and Edinburgh agent in the Court of Session.
Rachael is Treasurer and a Committee member of the Family Law Association, a member of Consensus Collaboration Scotland and a tutor on the Undergraduate Family Law LLB Course at the University of Edinburgh. She also sits on the Board of the Scottish Child Law Centre and the Child Protection and Wellbeing Panel of Netball Scotland.
Associate Rachael MacDonald, whose advocacy skills are ‘excellent’, is ‘one to watch’; she is noted for working ‘tirelessly’ in service of her clients, and is noted for her specialist expertise in cases involving international child abduction. Legal 500