Grant Johnson > Lindsays > Dundee, Scotland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Private Client


Grant is an experienced Private Client Partner who joined RSB Lindsays in 2015 and is head of the firms Private Client team. He specialises in advising a wide range of individuals and families in relation to Wills, Trusts, Executries, Inheritance Tax Planning, and issues affecting elderly clients such as Powers of Attorney and Guardianships. 

Grant is also experienced in advising charitable organisations and individuals regarding regulatory requirements. He acts in the setting up and on-going administration of a number of charitable and non-charitable Trusts.


Trained at Thorntons Law LLP from June 2003, qualifying in June 2005and became a partner in Thorntons’ Private Client Department in 2013.


Full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners


University of Dundee – MA (1996), LLB (2002) and Diploma in Legal Practice (2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and executries

Empathetic, professional and totally committed to responding to client needs’, Lindsays’ team has a track record in drafting wills and advising on estate and succession planning matters, as well as the full gamut of tax planning issues, with an emphasis on inheritance tax and capital gains tax mitigation. The team, which is led by Grant Johnson, continues to grow year on year: joining the team in September 2020 from Miller Hendry, Caroline Fraser is best known for her strength in trust law including the formation and termination of private and charitable trusts. Sandy Lamb has extensive experience in the administration of executry estates.