About Johnson Legal Family Law

We are a respected team of specialist lawyers working exclusively in family law based in Edinburgh but working across the whole of Scotland.

We are driven by a person-centred approach, enabling you to speak openly and honestly to us, even at the most upsetting and difficult time in your life; we minimise stress by giving you just the right mix of hard facts and solid advice, along with considered options, to secure the most cost-effective outcome.

We navigate the complex legal jargon because that’s our job – and because you shouldn’t have to.

Our results-driven determination to deliver for our clients is illustrated in our case studies.

CALM Family Mediators Scotland – www.calmscotland.co.uk

Child Maintenance Service (CMS) – www.gov.uk/childmaintenance

Consensus Collaboration Scotland – www.consensus-scotland.com

Family Law Association Scotland – www.familylawassociation.org

Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland (FLAGS) – www.flagsarb.com

Relationship Scotland – www.relationships-scotland.org.uk

Family Mediation Lothian  – http://www.familymediationlothian.co.uk/

Meet the team…

Beverley Johnson
Beverley Johnson Head of Family Law and Director
Beverley qualified in 1985 and has specialised in Family Law since 1992. She has gained extensive experience both in the Court of Session and Sheriff Court.

Beverley has over 25 years experience in all areas of Family Law cases including residence, contact and relocation of children, divorces, dissolutions and financial provision. She has particular skill in resolving cases with unusual or complex issues.

Beverley is renowned as a solicitor who understands the needs of her clients and is an outstanding communicator.

Beverley has juggled a successful legal career with raising four, now grown-up, children and looking back she doesn’t know how she did! Out of work she enjoys trying to stay fit and travelling.

Fiona Mundy
Fiona MundyConsultant
Fiona qualified as a Solicitor in 1985 and a Solicitor Advocate in 2001. She is a WS, an Accredited Family Specialist and is qualified to act as a Family Law Arbitrator.

She is listed in Chambers as an expert in Family Law. She appears in the Court of Session and has appeared in many different Sheriff Courts in Scotland. While her practice in recent years has tended to be mostly in the area of Family Law, she also handles Personal Injury claims and advises in relation to civil disputes generally.

Fiona was a partner in four different firms of solicitors before joining Johnson Legal Family Law as a Consultant and has experience of family cases with a cross border element, including child abduction cases.

Fiona is the Secretary of the Society of Solicitor Advocates and sits on the Law Society of Scotland Legal Aid Quality Assurance Sub-Committee. When not working Fiona enjoys playing in a local brass band, curling, and fighting with her garden.

Hayley Mitchell
Hayley MitchellSenior Associate
Hayley qualified in 2011 and has specialised in Family Law since 2014, following 3 years of practice in general litigation. Her work has been described as “excellent” by her clients who have confirmed she will go the extra mile to help them achieve their best result.

Hayley has a strong reputation in assisting clients to solve disputes about their children. She gives practical and pragmatic advice ensuring that the best interests of the child remains the focus of every disagreement between parties. Hayley is a member of the Family Law Association and a board director of the Scottish charity Fathers Network Scotland.

Hayley has a great zest for life, travel and throws raucous dinner parties! Hayley is an Associate in Johnson Legal.

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What we do

Consider investing in an agreement to reflect what you both want to happen financially, should your relationship come to an end.

Sort it without court costs – these contracts regulate your separation. From your children to financial matters, these allow you to proceed to an undefended divorce.

Sometimes you need smart experienced lawyers to guide you through the complex legal system to help you deal with the end of your marriage, and to ensure a fair division of all matrimonial property.

Your children are your absolute priority so they are our priority too. We can work hard to help you in all disputes about Parental Rights and Responsibilities including residence and contact.

The law offers limited protection for cohabitees, governed by strict rules. We can make sure you receive a fair deal at the end of your relationship.

Protection from harassment and domestic abuse lawyer

At your most vulnerable, we will make sure you and your family is protected.

Recent Articles and Information

Case Study: Securing appropriate aliment

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Case Study: Helping you insure your future

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