Maria Scotland

Consultant Barrister

Family & Relationship Team




Maria is an experienced family law consultant barrister working within our Family and Relationship team.

She specialises in high-end/ big money financial remedy applications and regularly works on cases with values in the multiple millions - providing the utmost discretion during the course of her work.

Maria is also a strong advocate in private children law disputes, including financial claims on behalf of a child under Schedule 1. She is professional but empathetic, bringing to court proceedings the “human touch”.

Ranked in the prestigious Legal 500 guide for her expertise in family law, including divorce and financial remedies, she has years of experience supporting clients with complex international matters.

Throughout her career, Maria has won numerous awards for her work and is a qualified arbitrator in financial matters under the Institute of Family Arbitrators Scheme.

She prides herself on providing an extremely warm and engaging service to her clients, which is based on her own experiences as a divorced single mother.

She understands all too well the emotional, as well as financial impact family breakdown and court proceedings, have upon clients, which is why she employs a tenacious and dogged approach