Lynsey called to the bar in June 2022 as a Lord Hope scholar. Prior to calling, she was a litigation solicitor in private practice for six years, where she specialised in family and child law.

Since calling, Lynsey has built up a busy practice across both criminal and civil law.

In her criminal practice, Lynsey is instructed as both junior counsel acting alone, and as junior counsel to leading and senior counsel in a variety of cases including allegations of murder and serious sexual offences. In addition to her trial experience, Lynsey conducts evidential hearings, argues section 275 applications, and takes evidence of vulnerable witnesses on commission.

Lynsey is also instructed in appellate proceedings, both in the Sheriff Appeal Court and in the High Court of Justiciary Appeal Court in sentence appeal matters and in substantive conviction and preliminary issue appeals.

In her civil practice, Lynsey has maintained her interest in family and child law. She is instructed in a broad range of matters including financial provision on divorce, residence, contact, relocation, and permanence orders. Lynsey is instructed in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. She has conducted proofs including in cases where expert evidence has required to be led. Lynsey is also instructed in contested applications under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Lynsey is personable and is experienced in dealing with cases of a complex and sensitive nature.

Lynsey is enthusiastic about her work and is committed to achieving the best outcome for those she represents.