Qualifications

LL.B (Hons) University of Dundee

Dip. L.P. University of Dundee

Special interests

Family

Personal Injury

Biography

Isabella has a busy civil practice within the areas of child and family law and personal injury reparation work.

She has acted in high value claims for financial provision on divorce, in actions for the declarator of marriage, declaratory of nullity, cohabitation cases and in many child care cases, including those relating to children subject to compulsory measures of care, acting for both local authorities and the parents of the child subject to the compulsory measure of care. She has been involved in a volume of personal injury reparation work, acting for both individuals and institutions.  In addition she has conducted several fatal accident inquiries. Isabella has contributed to seminars on behalf of several bodies  all as part of their CPD programs. She is an accredited Family Law Arbitrator and sits on the Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland national committee. Isabella is a member of the Faculty Dispute Resolution Service.

Cases

• H’s Guardians v H 2013 Fam LR 17

• Berrys Curators v Barnett 2011 SLT (ShCt) 13

• Kennedy & Another v Lord Advocate 2008 SLT 195

Porter v Porter 2010 SLT (Sh Ct) 179

• C v Miller 2003 SLT 1379