Catherine Karlin

Consensus Collaboration Scotland
One Edinburgh Quay
Edinburgh, EH2 3ES
United Kingdom
Office: 44 (0)131 222 2937
Member since 2004
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Lawyer

I have been practising Family Law for over 20 years and am acredited by the Law Society of Scotland in Family Law and Child law. I am committed to helping clients reach workable solutions whilst keeping family relationships intact. I introduced collaborative practive to Scotland in 2003 and remain heavily involved as treasurer of the Scottish practice group and as Secretary of the IACP. I have conducted a significant amount of collaborative cases and remain convinced that this is the best means of dispute resolution for most families.

Area(s) of Practice: Child Representative, Child Specialist, Collaborative Law, Family Law, Guardian Ad Litem
License(s): Solicitor regulated by the Law Society of Scotland
Professional Activities: I specialise in Family and child cases and I am regularly appointed by the courts in child custody cases.
Education:
Undergraduate:
University of Glasgow LLB hons (1991)

Post-graduate:
University of Glasgow Diploma in legal practice (1992)
Comments: Having trained in London in 2004, I was instrumental in bringing collaborative law to Scotland. Since then, I have been on the board of the SCFLG and have been chair since 2006.