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Fiona Sasan

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Fiona is an extremely experienced Family lawyer and one of our Glasgow based partners. Fiona is also an accredited family law specialist, a Family Law Arbitrator and a collaborative practitioner.

Fiona's experience in all aspects of family law means she has considerable skill in cases involving complex and valuable assets division or business interests and can help those which seek to prevent the disposal of matrimonial assets.

Fiona has represented many high net worth individuals and business professionals from within the United Kingdom as well as the UAE and Singapore.  Much of her work involves the negotiation, settlement or litigation of highly complex financial cases, often with an international perspective, tax, pension or trust issues. 

Fiona also has experience of cases involving children as she is regularly instructed to prepare Child Welfare Reports for the Sheriff Court where the welfare of children is in issue.

Business expertise

As with all of our team members Fiona prioritises client confidentiality and the utmost discretion in relation to our clients' matters, recognising that business people need to be assured that their personal relationships be handled discreetly.

 

Fiona aims to achieve a negotiated settlement recognising that wherever possible parties should aim to conduct themselves in a dignified manner. Fiona is an expert in ensuring the best outcomes from litigated cases and is well known for her tenacity in conducting difficult,challenging and complex matters in challenging circumstances. She is a trained Consensus Collaborative Practitioner and Family Law arbitrator. Fiona formerly sat as a Board Member of Skills Development Scotland tasked by the Scottish Government to develop Scotland's future workforce.

Individuals and Families expertise

Fiona is a partner in our Family Law team in Glasgow, and one of our most experienced family lawyers. Fiona has a strong  reputation for fighting in her clients corners to get the best outcome advising on complex divorce and separation matters involving ex-pats, farmers, entrepreneurs, some with international and cross border elements. Such cases usually involve high net worth claims but not exclusively.

 

She has considerable experience in cases involving complex and valuable assets or business interests and those which seek to prevent the disposal of matrimonial assets. Fiona has a reputation as a robust and effective litigator; however, she strongly encourages a negotiated settlement where that can be achieved. Encouraging clients not to seek confrontation in relationship breakdown but if litigation is required, then rise to that need where approporiate.

Fiona has represented many high net worth individuals and business professionals.  Much of her work involves the negotiation, settlement or litigation of complex financial cases, often with an international perspective, tax, pension or trust issues.

What our clients and peers say: 

Part of… a "hugely well-respected team with an outstanding track record across the full range of family law matters including complex financial provision disputes, international family law, public and private child law and mediation"

Legal 500 2016

Fiona Sasan is highlighted for her experience in advising on divorces and children matters, especially cases with business elements involved. Clients appreciate that "she gives clear, concise advice and she attempts to avoid going to court as far as possible."ntly decreased"

Chambers and Partners 2018

Fiona Sasan is noted for always ‘fighting her client’s corner in cases involving business interests and their disentanglement in divorce cases.

Legal 500 2018/19

One satisfied client reports: "Fiona has provided excellent counsel and guidance regarding every aspect of my legal journey."

Chambers and Partners 2019

The level of support that I received from Fiona and her team was exceptional. I have and will continue to recommend her.

Private Client, Glasgow

'Fiona Sasan is highly experienced, instils confidence in clients'.

Legal 500 2019/20
UK Leading Firm 2020

Fiona Sasan is feisty and highly engaged.

Legal 500 2019/20
UK leading Individual 2020

Fiona Sasan is deemed "a very determined fighter" by impressed interviewees. She acts for parents as well as local authorities on complex children matters in both the public and private spheres. She is also able to undertake international child abduction mandates.

Chambers and Partners 2020
Top Ranked

‘Fiona Sasan has what is perhaps an unmatched profile in the Glasgow family law market.’

Legal 500 2020/21

‘Fiona Sasan is one of the leading solicitors in this field. She is very experienced and provides pragmatic advice to clients.’

Legal 500 2020/21

"Fiona is absolutely brilliant," says a source, adding: "She is fantastic with clients and thinks on her feet."

Chambers and Partners 2020

Recent Content by Fiona Sasan

15 Sep 2020

When experts miss the mark

A recent decision on business valuation shows the importance of an expert witness being seen to be independent, both on instruction and during proof
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Fiona Sasan
7 Sep 2020

Agile dispute solutions in modern day family law

For some enmeshed in a family law dispute, there is a need for arbitration of their disputes. That’s unlikely to change but does it need to be in a...
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Fiona Sasan
28 Sep 2015

Surrogacy

As women are spending more time developing their careers and smashing glass ceilings in the work place, record numbers of parents in the United...
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Fiona Sasan

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Law Society Accredited Specialist law society logo winner 2017

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