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

(Leading individuals)

Brent HaywoodLindsays

Lindsays has a track record of acting for rugby, cricket, golf and bowling clubs on incorporation and corporate governance mandates. Douglas Roberts, an expert in sporting-related contracts, leads the practice, which includes Brent Haywood, a sports disputes specialist. The team is also well-versed in sponsorship matters and also supports governing bodies, coaches and famous athletes on a range of issues. The team has also recently by instructed by a number of football supporters clubs.