Area of practice

Mara is a Solicitor working within the Divorce and Family Law team. She advises on the full range of Family Law issues, including pre- and post-nuptial Agreements, cohabitants’ rights, financial provision on divorce, and child related matters. Mara has a particular interest in cases with an international element. She wrote her dissertation on international parental child abduction and has gained experience in cross-border cases over the course of her traineeship.

Mara studied Law and History at the University of Edinburgh and graduated with Honours in 2013. She completed her Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh and joined Turcan Connell as a trainee solicitor in 2014. Mara qualified as a Solicitor in October 2016.

Mara is a native German speaker. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing with her cat.

Latest posts from Mara Schmueckle

Shopping Around For Support - 18th May 2018

Hearing the Voice of a Child - 1st November 2017

Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy Approved - 16th December 2016

Child Relocation and Family Law in Scotland - 2nd December 2016

EU and Family Law - 26th April 2016