Lianne Lodge > Gillespie Macandrew LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Gillespie Macandrew LLP

Work Department

Charities & Private Client


Lianne is Head of Charities and Not For Profit and an Associate in the Private Client team.  Lianne leads on advising our clients on charity law, governance reviews and philanthropic giving. Lianne also has a special interest in advising elderly clients and their families on asset protection, succession planning and issues surrounding incapacity and is the co-author of the second edition of the legal textbook ‘The Elder Client – A Practical Guide’


Pagan Osborne 2005-2014 (Associate 2011-2014); Gillespie Macandrew 2014 – present


Solicitors for the Elderly
Affiliate Member of STEP


University of Dundee (2000-2004 LLB (Hons)), University of Edinburgh (2004-2005 Dip LP)

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

(Leading individuals)

Lianne LodgeGillespie Macandrew LLP

Gillespie Macandrew LLP works with trusts and charities on SCIO incorporation, restructuring matters such as mergers and staff transfers, investments, governance and contentious matters such as disputes with the OSCR. The team has notable strength in the land and rural sector and a reputation for giving highly detailed and tailored advice to clients across the board. Practice head Lianne Lodge, who sits on the Law Society of Scotland Charity Law sub-committee, is well-known for helping philanthropists establish charities in Scotland. Corporate head Chris Smith, has a specialism in advising charities on corporate matters.