Profile submitted by Lesley Gordon
Lesley, based in Edinburgh holds a double accreditation by the Law Society of Scotland as both a specialist in family law and as a CALM mediator. She has specialised in family law area for over twenty years and is considered one of the foremost experts in Scotland. She has a wide breadth of experience in all aspects of family law and has both a contentious and non-contentious practice. Lesley deals principally with the financial issues arising from the formation or breakdown of relationships, including those involving an international dimension. She has particular experience in cases involving the valuation of companies and the interface between partnership law and family law. Lesley sits on the national committee of the Scottish Collaborative Practice Group 'Consensus' and was also one of the first group of family law arbitrators trained in Scotland with The Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland 'FLAGS'.
Family Law Association, Scottish Child Law Centre, FLAGS; Consensus and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. CALM.
Partner, BTO Solicitors LLO (2013 - present). Head of Family Law / Partner Lindsays Solicitors 2005 – 2013.
Looking after a young family, cycling, fitness and gardening. Lesley is a trustee on the board of directors of the charity 'Art in Healthcare'.