Anne Hall Dick


Anne Hall Dick was a family lawyer for 42 years before her retirement from practice in 2017. She was accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Family Law Specialist. Anne was founding Chair of the Family Law Association in 1989. She was the first mediator to be accredited by the Law Society of Scotland, in 1993. She was the first Convenor of CALM, the association of accredited family mediators in Scotland. Anne is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and was a founder member of the Family Law Arbitration Group (Scotland) in 2010. Anne is one of the original four founder members of the Scottish Collaborative Family Law Group (now Consensus) who trained in London in collaborative practice in 2004. Anne annotates The Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985 for W Green and also jointly wrote The Art of Family Law and The Science of Family Law and Child Centred Legal Practice for the same publishers. Anne was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Law Awards in Edinburgh in 2017. Anne’s focus is now on writing, training and mediation, which she offers through Inkdance Family Mediation.