Dip L.P University of Strathclyde
LL.B (Hons) University of Strathclyde
Alternative dispute resolution
Public law, including judicial review and human rights
Lynda specialises in family and child law and public law.
She is instructed in the Supreme Court, the Court of Session and the Sheriff Court in cases involving divorce, cohabitation, contact, residence, relocation, child abduction, adoption, permanence orders, education and proceedings arising from children’s hearings at both first instance and appellate level. Lynda is instructed in public law cases involving children, education and social work including judicial review. Lynda is a member of the Family Law Committee of the Scottish Civil Justice Council. She is a member of the Faculty of Advocates Disciplinary Tribunals and was a member of Faculty Council between 2010 and 2013. She is a member of the committee of the Advocates Family Law Association and was a Convener of the Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland from 2005 to 2010. Lynda is qualified as a family law arbitrator.