Lorna Davidson

Child Care

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Lorna Davidson


Lorna qualified as a Solicitor in 1993. She is a Solicitor in our Child Care team.

Child Care

Switalskis Solicitors Ltd
Scorex House, 1 Bolton Road

Lorna specialises in Public Law Children Act proceedings representing both parents and children. Her wide-ranging experience includes cases involving:

  • Serious inflicted injuries
  • Emotional abuse and chronic neglect
  • Acting for vulnerable parents with mental health issues and/or drug and alcohol addiction
  • Acting for teenage mothers or fathers who have been or are currently looked after children themselves
  • Cases involving children who are deprived of their liberty under the Inherent Jurisdiction or are in secure accommodation
  • Cases with a foreign element

Lorna has been a member of the Law Society Children Panel for over 25 years.  She is a Higher Court Advocate and has recently completed the Law Society Approved Vulnerable Witness training.


Lorna has a calm and empathetic manner. She will listen carefully to her clients’ instructions, guiding them through what can often be a very difficult and emotional process, explaining things in a way that is easy to understand.

Lorna will always have a good grasp of the issues in a case and be well prepared. She is respected by her professional clients, judges and peers alike and considered to be ‘a safe pair of hands’.


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