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Family Law Week Weekly Podcast Season 5, Episode 3

Rachel Cooper is joined by Rachael Kelsey of SKO solicitors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel Cooper is joined in this episode by Rachael Kelsey of SKO solicitors, also known as 'the doyenne of Scots family law' (Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500). 
 
Rachael Kelsey is the only 'Hall of Fame' family lawyer in Scotland in the Legal 500 (2021 Edition) and the only Scottish lawyer in the Spears 500 Family Lawyers Guide (2021). She is President of the European Chapter of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and accredited as a Specialist in Family Law and as a Family Mediator by the Law Society of Scotland. In 2019, Rachael was re-appointed by the Lord President to the Family Law Committee of the Scottish Civil Justice Council. She is a FLAGS (Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland) Arbitrator and trainer, is the only Scottish Arbitrator on the IFLAS (International Family Law Arbitration Scheme) panel and is on the committee of the Scottish Branch of CIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators). Rachael is the Scottish correspondent for International Family Law.
 
Rachael and Rachel discuss some of the most interesting cases of Rachael's career, including Fourman v Fourman (1998) FamLR 98; Willson v Willson [2008] ScotCS CSOH 161 and the case of Villiers v Villers. They also discuss Rachael's career generally and the various different strands of law and practice that have (and continue to) spark her interest.

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