Staff from Lindsays swapped legal papers for plant pots during a visit to an Edinburgh garden project set up to help people with mental health problems.
Lawyers at Lindsays are helping up-and-coming computer game creators to reach the next level by backing Abertay University’s Dare Academy. The firm has announced its continued sponsorship of the acclaimed gaming competition, which it has supported with funding and mentorship since 2017.
Eilish McColgan has hailed her incredible support as Lindsays renewed its long-term sponsorship of the Scottish record-breaker. The new agreement – which extends to the end of 2024 and includes the Olympic Games in Paris – comes as the Dundonian distance runner aims to continue her incre
More Scottish firms than ever are making the move to becoming owned by their staff, according to a lawyer at Lindsays. The firm has been involved in almost twice as many employee ownership deals across the country so far this year than in the whole of 2021.
Lindsays has advised another firm on its transition to employee ownership as the Scottish bingo business, Carlton Bingo, made history by becoming the country’s largest and latest employee-owned firm. Douglas Roberts, partner in the corporate and commercial team, alongside Nimarta Cheema of Lin
Helen Kidd has joined Lindsays' charities and third sector team as a partner and will work with a range of third sector organisations from across the country. Previously a senior associate with Brodies, she is accredited as a specialist in charity law by the Law Society of Scotland and is herself a
Lindsays is helping to promote a showcase of young artists in support of a mental health charity as part of the acclaimed Van Gogh Alive exhibition in Edinburgh.
Lindsays has announced a record number of promotions. Two new partners are among the 11 newly promoted lawyers who begin work in their new posts from today.
Rules on seven-day self-certification for staff sickness absences are back in force for businesses. Lindsays is highlighting the change – one it believes will be welcomed by many firms as they look to return to as normal operational procedures as possible.
Lindsays has welcomed Aziz Yasin to its commercial property team in Edinburgh as a banking and finance solicitor. Mr Yasin advises banks, borrowers and peer-to-peer lenders in relation to general property finance matters, real estate acquisitions and development finance. He is involved in the prepar
Ian Beattie, chief operating officer of Lindsays, has spoken of his pride after receiving an MBE from the Princess Royal. Mr Beattie was awarded the honour for services to athletics after a long competitive and voluntary career in the sport. He became chair of UK Athletics in October, having held th
The financial challenges facing the agricultural sector are no secret. But a legal change is opening opportunities which should help landowners and farmers modernise, diversify and create a healthier financial future, writes Susan Law. Clients are coming forward with exciting proposals to take advan
Douglas Roberts, partner in Lindsays' corporate and commercial team, has advised another firm on its transition to employee ownership as the Highlands-based business, Reid & Fraser, became Scotland’s first employee-owned full-service accountancy firm. All shares in Reid & Fraser Charte
Alastair Smith takes up his new role as a director at Lindsays from today, while Darren Lightfoot and Brian Pollock have become senior associates. Mr Smith’s directorship is in the corporate and technology team and he is based across the firms’ offices in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow. H
Ian Beattie, the chief operating officer of Lindsays, has been named as the new chair of UK Athletics. He will take on the role in October, as his time in the same role at scottishathletics comes to a close after its maximum nine-year period.