Dorothy Kellas

Dorothy is the Partner who heads up Gilson Gray’s East Lothian office, based in North Berwick. She advises individuals and families on a wide range of legal issues, in particular relating to the protection of assets through planning. She can help with issues relating to the preparation of Wills, financial planning strategies, property issues and administration of estates. Dorothy has a particular interest in later life issues and is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly. Coming from a broad background of legal experience Dorothy can bring experience of property related issues to her general advice. She has co-written a book on the property aspects of cohabitation in Scotland.
Contributed to

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Continuing and welfare powers of attorney—Scotland
Practice Note

This Practice Note, written by Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray LLP, explains how an adult aged over 16 in Scotland can appoint an attorney to look after their affairs under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Financial and property guardianships—Scotland
Practice Note

This Practice Note written by Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray LLP, describes who can be appointed as financial guardian to an adult over the age of 16 in Scotland and the steps required to complete the appointment. The duties of a financial guardian, management and inventory plans and termination of a guardianship are also covered.

Welfare guardianships—Scotland
Practice Note

This Practice Note written by Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray LLP describes who can be appointed as welfare guardian to an adult over the age of 16 in Scotland and the steps required to complete the appointment. The duties of a welfare guardian and termination of a guardianship are also covered.

Practice areas

Membership

  • Solicitors for the Elderly
  • Paralegal Steering Group

Panel

  • Scottish Panel

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