Lucy Metcalf

Director

Family Law

Phone

0131 656 5606

Address

Caledonian Exchange 19A Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8HE

Lucy Metcalf

About Lucy

Lucy was admitted as a solicitor in 1994 and has practised exclusively in litigation since then. She has specialised in Family Law for the majority of her career.  She is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Family Law.

She advises a wide range of 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 extensive experience in negotiating and drafting complex Minutes of Agreement dealing with the disposal and transfer of business assets.

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

She is a member of Consensus, the Scottish Collaborative Family Lawyers Group and is committed to the use of ADR wherever appropriate.

She is a trustee of Scottish Adoption, a national adoption agency which delivers high quality placement and adoption services across Scotland.

"Sources regard Lucy Metcalf as "a committed and able family lawyer who has excellent technical knowledge coupled with an empathetic approach." "

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