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Rhona Adams



Rhona is a Partner and head of our Family Law team.  She has been with Morton Fraser since 2002.

Rhona has long experience of dealing with all aspects of family law,  having been an accredited family law mediator since 1999 and an accredited specialist in family law since 2001. 

In recent years, her specialism has centred on high-value complex financial provision cases, and cases with a cross border or international element.  Rhona has also developed a burgeoning practice in family mediation in recent years.  She is noted for her calm, approachable style. 

Rhona is dual qualified in Scots and English law, and can advise on the pros and cons of proceeding in either jurisdiction.  She has been, since 2011, a Fellow of the prestigious International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  

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Adams, RhonaLaw Award of Scotland - Winner 2017

What our clients and peers say

Sources report: "She is emotionally engaged and compassionate when needed, while detached and professional when appropriate. She has good listening and communication skills and a non-confrontational approach to opposing counsel."

Chambers and Partners 2019

Knowledgeable, personable and professional.

Legal 500

Morton Fraser is renowned for international family law, family mediation and arbitration, and private and public law aspects of child law. Practice head Rhona Adams has particular expertise in crossborder jurisdictional disputes.

Legal 500

I have nothing but praise and recommendation for you so once again my heartfelt thanks.

Mandy Bennett

"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

Rhona Adams has ‘an air of calm authority’.

Legal 500 2018/19