Lindsey is a Partner in the family law team. She has a friendly and approachable manner and aims to put clients at their ease. Lindsey has a wide-ranging experience of contentious and non-contentious cases and handles a range of issues in the Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland and the Court of Session in Edinburgh. Lately she has acted in cases involving complex farming partnerships, and valuable cohabitation claims. She acts on behalf of client's negotiating financial provision following separation with negotiations conducted both within and outside the Court process. Lindsey is recognised particularly for the sympathetic and fair approach that she takes to child-related matters including residence disputes within the UK and those involving one parent's wish to relocate outwith the UK. She has a special interest in cases where parties' wish to adopt a child.
Lindsey graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Strathclyde before working at the European Commission in Brussels. Following a period in London, she returned to Edinburgh where she gained her Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh. Lindsey joined Turcan Connell in April 2008 and is a member of the Family Law Association. Lindsey was promoted to Associate in 2015, Senior Associate in 2016 and Partner in 2018.
Lindsey is an accredited specialist in family law and in October 2017 was appointed a Solicitor Advocate giving her rights of audience in the Court of Session, in addition to those available to solicitors generally in the Sheriff Court.