Shona is an Associate in Gilson Gray’s Family Law Team. She has worked exclusively in the area of Family Law since qualifying as a solicitor in 2017, and specialised in the field during her traineeship.
Shona is an Associate in our Family Law Team, based in our Edinburgh office. She has worked exclusively in the area of family law since qualifying as a solicitor, and specialised in the field during her traineeship.
Shona advises clients on a broad range of issues, including financial provision upon separation and divorce, cohabitation agreements and disputes, protective domestic orders, and child related matters.
Shona is noted for her empathetic, yet no nonsense, approach. She strives to negotiate and resolve disputes outwith of a court setting but, when that is not possible, she is experienced in litigating matters both in the Sheriff Courts and in the Court of Session. She regularly appears in Sheriff Courts all over Scotland.
• Chair of Family Journeys (formerly known as Family Mediation Lothian)
• Notary Public
• Member of the Family Law Association
• Cohabitation Separation
• Interdicts and Civil Non-Harassment orders
• Child Contact and Residence disputes
• Cohabitation and Nuptial Agreements
Articles & Posts by Shona Young
October 7, 2021
Domestic abuse in Scotland – protective measures, orders, and interdicts