Susan Law > Lindsays > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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

Susan is a partner in the commercial property department based in Edinburgh. She has developed a particular strength in advising developers and lenders in the acquisition and security of development sites, dealing with site assembly, servicing issues, the creation of title conditions and development documentation.

Working closely with developers has provided Susan with experience in planning law and she acts for land owners in development matters, including a mixed use development for one of the first major planning applications in the Highlands. She also deals with option and promotion agreements for both landowner and developer.

Susan also acts for land owners in renewable energy projects, including wind farms and biomass. She also has experience acting for landlords and tenants in lease transactions and has built up expertise in the property requirements associated with liquor licensing. She acts for Tony Singh, having acted for Oloroso in the disposal of this high profile restaurant.

Career

Trained Skene Edwards, qualified 2002, partner Lindsays 2013. Skene Edwards 2000-03; Lindsays 2003-present; assistant Solicitor 2003 – March 2006; Lindsays associate solicitor April 2006 – December 2007; Lindsays senior associate January 2008 – March 2010; Lindsays director April 2010 – December 2012; Lindsays partner January 2013 to present.

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland; Women in Property.

Education

Mackie Academy, Stonehaven; University of Aberdeen (LLP Hons 2:1 1999); University of Aberdeen (Dip LP 2000).

Leisure

Reading, family, swimming.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Agriculture and estates

The practice at Lindsays stands out for its expertise in feudal dignities and Heraldic law – team head Michael Yellowlees is described as ‘uniquely qualified‘ to advise on such matters, and the team’s client roster includes an impressive array of dignitaries from across the country. Yellowlees is supported by Susan Law, who recently moved over from the firm’s commercial property team to focus on rural matters; she has recently handled work for Scottish Water. Other work of note has included demergers of farming partnerships and significant sales and purchases of farms and estates.