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Lucia is a Partner in our Family Law team in Edinburgh. 

Individuals and Families expertise

She is an accredited specialist in family law, and has particular expertise in resolving financial disputes arising from the breakdown of a relationship. 

She frequently acts in cases involving high-value assets such as businesses or farms, and in cases with an international aspect. 

Lucia understands that separation can be a stressful experience, and aims to support clients as best she can through the process.  She successfully resolves many of her cases through negotiation, but also has considerable experience litigating in Court. 

She is a dual-qualified lawyer (England/Wales and Scotland) and helps clients in complex cross-border cases.  She advises on matters of jurisdiction, and has acted for clients based in the U.S., Asia, Middle East and Australia, including ex-pats.  
Lucia regularly advises upon preparation of pre-nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and child-related issues including international relocation. 

As well as acting for clients in Scottish cases, Lucia also represents clients in cases relating to divorce and finance proceeding under English law or in the English courts. 

What our clients and peers say: 

Lucia Clark offers advice on divorces and children matters, and is noted for having "a lot of experience in cross-border work." Clients add: "Lucia's attention to detail is pure genius! Her ability to negotiate is very good and that helps you to reach a settlement."

Chambers and Partners 2018

Lucia "has recently undertaken significant cross-border work. One source states: “She is very careful, detailed and considered. I found her impressive.”

Chambers & Partners

"The way that you both [Counsel and LC] handled my legal and personal issues on the day was exemplary, so good, in fact that I actually enjoyed much of it! The balance between professional advice and caring for the outcome and how it would affect me both on the day and in the future, could not have been more apparent to me." Private client

Private client

"You were absolutely brilliant - I had two solicitors prior to you, and I can assure you they were not a patch on you"

Private client

"Assiduous, easy to get on with and dedicated"

Chambers & Partners

"Your foresight on all matters on my case was truly remarkable... the clarity with which you explained my options to me was exactly what I needed at some challenging times to help me make decisions"

Private client, 2015

"What made [Rhona and Lucia] stand out was their hard work, dedication and professionalism... I felt they cared, and for me that is what makes the difference between a good solicitor and a very good solicitor."

Private client, 2015

Lucia Clark has ‘superb technical knowledge’ and an ‘analytical approach’, which she also applies to financial provision work.

Legal 500 2018/19

Interviewees describe her as "meticulous, practical, empathetic and contactable," in addition to underlining her dual-qualification in England & Wales as being of particular value.

Chambers and Partners 2019

'Lucia Clark is dual Scots/English qualified, thoughtful and intelligent in her analysis and advice'.

Legal 500 2019/20
UK leading Individual 2020

able to judge, analyse and draw logical conclusions from her knowledge of the law and her research skills

Chambers and Partners 2020
Top Ranked

‘Rhona Adams and Lucia Clark are dual qualified in Scots and English law, which makes them well placed to advise in cross border matters. Lucia has a great technical knowledge and an eye for detail in legal matters.’

Legal 500 2020/21

‘Lucia Clark has experience in cross-border and international cases in particular. She thinks through the issues thoroughly in order to provide the best advice to the client.’

Legal 500 2020/21

"massively intelligent," adding: "She just knows the lot, and does things properly."

Chambers and Partner 2021

Recent Content by Lucia Clark

26 Mar 2021

Why farming divorce needs specialist advice

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Shifting the blame

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19 Feb 2021

Top tips for Trusted Advisers

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