Leonie Burke joins Aberdein Considine in Edinburgh
Leonie Burke has joined Aberdein Considine as a partner in Edinburgh.
Ms Burke is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as both a family law specialist and as a family law mediator.
Managing partner Jacqueline Law said the appointment was a significant milestone for the firm’s Edinburgh office.
“We offer legal, property and financial advice from every one of our offices – a unique and powerful blend when it comes to matters of family law,” she said.
“As a consequence, our family law team is now being recognised by industry guides as offering quality advice, particularly in high-value divorce matters.
“The addition of Leonie to the team in Edinburgh is a significant milestone and she joins what is a growing wider private client practice in the capital. We are delighted to have her on board.”
Ms Burke brings two decades of experience in a range of fields, but primarily family law, including financial provision and child law.
She provides advice on non-contentious matters as well as representing individuals in actions raised in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. She has particular expertise in cases involving international aspects and complex business assets.
She is a qualified collaborative family lawyer, a member of Consensus (formerly the Scottish Collaborative Family Law Group) and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Ruth Aberdein, head of family law at Aberdein Considine, said: “Leonie is an extremely well-qualified and experienced family lawyer and we’re delighted that she has decided to join the firm.
“She is well known and highly respected throughout the family legal sector, and her work has been recognised by both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.
“This is a growing area for the firm and Leonie’s addition to the team will be critical in helping us to continue providing the counsel and advice our clients expect.”