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John Fotheringham

Consultant

Overview

John is a Consultant in the Family law team and has 40 years' experience as a solicitor.

He is vice-convenor of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Scotland and lectures widely to audiences of solicitors and others in Scotland and England.

John holds a double accreditation in Child and Family Law and is recognised as the leading expert in Scotland in the law of child support.  He has represented clients in most of the courts of Scotland and provides opinions to other solicitors in respect to his particular specialist sphere.

He has regularly lectured on Scots Family Law matters at various organisations including The Law Society of Scotland, Resolution, The Family Law Association and Edinburgh University. 

John is the General Editor of the Butterworth Scottish Family law Service and am the co-author of Greens Family Law, 3rd and 4th editions. He has also contributed the Child Support chapter to Professor Norrie's The Law of Parent & Child in Scotland, 3rd edition and have published a large number of articles in various legal journals.

Areas of expertise:

Individuals & Families

He is vice-convenor of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Scotland and lectures widely to audiences of solicitors and others in Scotland and England.

John holds a double accreditation in Child and Family Law and is recognised as the leading expert in Scotland in the law of child support.  He has represented clients in most of the courts of Scotland and provides opinions to other solicitors in respect to his particular specialist sphere.

Awards

Law Award of Scotland - Winner 2017

Memberships