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Fiona Sasan

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Awards

Sasan, Fiona

Law Society Accredited Specialist

Overview

Fiona is a partner in our Family Law team in Glasgow, an accredited family law specialist and a collaborative practitioner.

She is experienced in cases involving complex and valuable assets or business interests and those which seek to prevent the disposal of matrimonial assets.

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.

She has also advised in relation to several overseas post-divorce claims.

Areas of expertise:

Business

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 also an expert in ensuring the best outcomes from litigated cases and is well known for her tenacity in conducting difficult and complex matters in challenging circumstances.

She is a trained Consensus Collaborative Practitioner and Family Law arbitrator

Fiona also sits as a Board Member of Skills Development Scotland tasked by the Scottish Government to develop Scotland's future workforce.

Areas of Expertise: 

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

"noted for her expertise in matrimonial finance matters, often including matters containing trusts, pensions or tax issues. One client comments: "She more than once made me believe that I had the strength of character not to give in. I always felt that she would get a good result for me. My stress levels were instantly decreased"

Chambers UK 2016

Memberships

Publications and Presentations

November 2008
Journal of The Law Society of Scotland "Cohabitation Update"
May 2007
Journal of The Law Society of Scotland "Pension Sharing Tips on Divorce"
December 2006
Journal of The Law Society of Scotland "Jurisdiction – Dispelling the Myths"
May 2005
Journal of The Law Society of Scotland "Unintended Effects (regarding the reduction in separation period prior to divorce)"