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Brodies’ inaugural family law conference to take place in September

Posted: 29th August 2023

UK top 50 and leading Scottish firm, Brodies LLP, has announced that its inaugural Family Law Conference will be held in Edinburgh on Thursday 28 September 2023.

The free, day-long conference, which will focus on the theme ‘Family law for a changing world:  Building a better future for families’, will welcome a stellar line up of speakers and panellists to make up the programme including:

  • The Rt Hon Lady Wise who will deliver the key note address
  • Janys Scott KC – Westwater Advocates

Marie Clark, Advocate – Arnot Manderson Advocates

  • Lucy Greenwood, Partner- International Family Law Group
  • Will MacFarlane, Partner – Kingsley Napley
  • Sheriff Principal Kate Dowdalls KC – Sheriff Principal of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Dr Anne Woodhouse -Chartered Clinical Psychologist
  • Dr Katherine Edward – Chartered Clinical Psychologist
  • Dr Ruth Friskney – Research Associate – University of Glasgow

It is aimed at all those interested in the practice of  family law including family lawyers, academics, psychologists and advocates throughout the UK and will provide high-level CPD from a range of external speakers from across the family law community, as well as a forum for discussion and debate.

The conference will take place at Brodies’ Edinburgh headquarters at Capital Square, Morrison Street. To register your place at the Brodies Family Law Conference, visit

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