Alexis is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Family Law and a member of the Family Law Association. She has experience in all matters relating to family law including separation, divorce, financial provision, cohabitation and residence, and contact disputes relating to children.

Alexis has developed solid advocacy skills in the course of her career representing clients at Sheriff Courts across Scotland in relation to matters concerning their children and their finances.  She is particularly focused on cases involving financial provision on Divorce and has acted for clients who are involved in high-value divorce actions both at the Sheriff Court and the Court of Session involving individuals who have resided across Scotland.

Alexis regularly delivers training relating to financial provision on separation and in particular in relation to the treatment of business interests on Divorce.

She was a tutor on the family law elective at Strathclyde University for 7 years and has tutored on the Professional Competence Course.  She is also trained in Collaborative Practice and is a member of Consensus and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Alexis is ranked as a recommended lawyer in Family in The Legal 500 where she is described by clients as “a highly conscientious and able family lawyer. She is a technically excellent lawyer. She is able to operate well under pressure”.


I cannot praise Alexis enough during this lengthy, arduous process. Without her my family and I could not have maintained our mental health and financial security. Alexis provided us with great compassion and guidance which developed our relationship and built our complete trust. Alexis provided great wisdom, developed our insight and gave us strength that the law and the process would support us through this traumatic time. Alexis was able to keep us focused, steer us through the emotion and pull us back to our main aims and goals but with great kindness. Alexis is a true professional an expert in her field. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for giving us security, peace of mind, hope and a future.

- HM Client

"Alexis Harper is extremely energetic in her clients’ interests, a good tactician in litigation, and a master of detail in the preparation of her cases."

- The Legal 500 2022


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