Alastair Smith > Lindsays > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Lindsays
CALEDONIAN EXCHANGE
19A CANNING STREET
EDINBURGH
EH3 8HE
Scotland

Work Department

Corporate and Technology

Position

Alastair is a Senior Associate within Lindsays’ Corporate and Technology team. He advises a range of clients in relation to corporate mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts, data protection, software agreements and intellectual property matters. Alastair focuses particular attention on venture capital investment for high technology companies and drafting the associated shareholder agreements, share option agreements, articles and ancillary documentation.

In addition, he provides specific advice to the firm’s higher education clients in relation to IP and IT matters, mergers and joint-ventures, research contracts and major procurement projects.

Career

Lindsays 2005-present;

University of Edinburgh – Edinburgh Research and Innovation – 2008;

University of St Andrews – Research Funding Office – 2009.

Languages

English

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland (Solicitor / Notary Public)

Education

University of Aberdeen 1999-2004;

Universiteit Maastricht 2001-2002;

University of Edinburgh 2004-2005

Leisure

Skiing, cycling, mountaineering, tennis