Scotland : Corporate and commercial
Within Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow, tier 4
Lindsays’ niche technology practice acts for spinout companies and angel investors on financing matters. In 2011 it was appointed as representative to The James Hutton Institute, which was created by the merger of The Scottish Crop Research Institute and The Macaulay Land Use Research Institute. Practice head David Wood is recommended.
Scotland : Crime, fraud and licensing
Within Licensing, Lindsays is a first tier firm,
Lindsays is particularly noted for its expertise in gambling and alcohol licensing. Edinburgh-based Caroline Loudon leads the group, which is praised for its ‘commercial and practical’ advice. Recent work includes advising Oddbins Limited on entering administration.
Scotland : Dispute resolution
Within Commercial litigation Commercial litigation
Within Debt recovery Debt recovery
Scotland : Finance
Scotland : Human resources
Scotland : Private client
Within Agriculture and estates, tier 4
Lindsays provides ‘excellent service’ and is ‘efficient and thorough’. Team head Michael Yellowlees delivers ‘strategic, balanced advice in a pragmatic manner’. He recently acted for new client Golspie Community Hydro in the renewables sector.
Within Charities, Lindsays is a second tier firm,
Lindsays has particular experience in restructuring and governance issues. Recent work includes advising on the merger and constitutional review of two mental health charities. Team head Alastair Keatinge is ‘pragmatic and client focused’.
Within Family, Lindsays is a second tier firm,
Lindsays expanded its family practice in 2011 by recruiting John Fotheringham from Fyfe Ireland; clients praise his ‘commitment to help’ and ‘determination’. The team, led by the ‘enthusiastic and efficient’ Lesley Gordon, provides an ‘exceptional level of service’.
Within Personal tax, trusts and executries, Lindsays is a third tier firm,
Lindsays’ private client lawyers provide ‘a high standard of service’ and ‘work very much as a team’. The practice expanded in 2011 when the firm hired Dorothy Kellas from Morton Fraser. Practice head David Reith is recommended, and Alison Boyd is noted for her ‘expertise and experience’.
Scotland : Public sector
Within Education, Lindsays is a second tier firm,
David Wood leads Lindsays’ team, of which the University of St Andrews is a major client. The group recently advised the University of Edinburgh on its merger with two of the Medical Research Council’s research units, and in 2011 it was also appointed to advise the University of Edinburgh on strategic and general property matters.
Scotland : Real estate
Within Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow, Lindsays is a third tier firm,
Lindsays’ clients are particularly appreciative of the firm’s ‘thorough conveyancing process, meaning that it will thoroughly review the title and associated information, and will uncover any issues – nothing will be missed’. Practice head Derek Nash has ‘a wealth of knowledge at his fingertips’.
Within Construction Construction
Further information on Lindsays
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- Corporate and commercial : Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Crime, fraud and licensing : Licensing
- Dispute resolution : Commercial litigation
- Dispute resolution : Debt recovery
- Finance : Banking and finance
- Human resources : Employment
- Private client : Agriculture and estates
- Private client : Charities
- Private client : Family
- Private client : Personal tax, trusts and executries
- Public sector : Education
- Real estate : Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Real estate : Construction
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) : Intellectual property