Solicitor Advocate & Partner / Edinburgh

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Fiona is a Solicitor Advocate with more than 20 years of legal experience in the preparation and presentation of cases.  She has appeared in all the Scottish courts and at the Supreme Court. Fiona is head of our property litigation team, advising our clients on everything relating to commercial, agricultural, private and estate properties. She works closely with clients and colleagues in the commercial property and rural land and business teams, advising on the full spectrum of landlord and tenant claims. These include dilapidations, irritancy of leases, recovery of service charge and rent review. She also provides expertise on title conditions, boundary and access disputes and unauthorised occupation problems. 

With a real breadth of experience, Fiona has worked on many disputed agricultural matters, appearing before the Scottish Land Court and at the Lands Tribunal for Scotland for public sector clients. She has often acted for private, commercial and public sector clients in Judicial Review, advising on nuisance and damage claims such as environmental claims and professional negligence.

Fiona is recognised as a leader in her field by the legal directory Chambers & Partners for Real Estate Litigation [Scotland].  She is a council member of the WS (Writers to the Signet) Society.

Away from work Fiona savours her spare time by enjoying theatre, music and the great outdoors. She is especially keen on walking in the Highlands.

Accreditations & Awards


Fiona Stephen is ‘a leading litigation solicitor’

Legal 500 2019, Guide to the Legal Profession