Brent Haywood > Lindsays > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Litigation


Brent is a seasoned Solicitor Advocate and Accredited Mediator.  He has more than 25 years’ experience in handling disputes in a wide range of commercial and administrative law matters. His portfolio of cases has ranged from multi-party product liability actions through to cross border Intellectual Property cases. Recently he lead a team that negotiated a settlement under the Crown’s self-reporting initiative in a sizeable anti-bribery case. He acted at various stages of the Rangers Football Club Administration.

Bringing a wealth of experience and insight into any situation, Brent has a proven track record in all forms of commercial disputes, ranging from contractual and company disputes, pensions, procurement challenges and regulatory matters. Brent also has a lot of experience in handling cross border matters and pre-action processes, such as Scottish Dawn Raids.  He is known for his straightforward talking.


Solicitor Advocate and Accredited Mediator

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

Lindsays places an emphasis on incorporation and corporate governance matters, usually carried out on behalf of governing bodies and sports clubs. With capabilities across rugby, golf, cricket, football, horse racing, sailing, tennis, boxing and athletics, the department is led by Douglas Roberts, who is best known for his knowledge of sports contracts. Brent Haywood specialises in contentious issues arising from the sporting sphere.