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Fiona Sasan

Partner
Glasgow Office
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 is one of Scotland's best known family lawyers and is often the 'go to' person for complex divorces involving business and trust interests both in in the UK and abroad.

Fiona has considerable skill and knowledge of cases involving complex and valuable assets or business interests whether in a company, a partnership or any trading entity. She works with many of Scotland most esteemed Counsel delivering solutions in complex scenarios.

Fiona has represented many high net worth individuals and business professionals from within the United Kingdom and internationally. 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 tackles challenging disputes involving children and she is regularly instructed to prepare Child Welfare Reports for the Sheriff Court where the welfare of children is in issue.

Membership & Awards
Law Society of Scotland
Family Law Association
Accredited Specialist

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 & 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 appropriate. 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.