Legal Update

SGWS are very pleased to welcome back Lindsay McNeill, who will give us a legal update. We meet at 2pm on the 10th October at the normal venue in RN145, West College Scotland.

Lindsay joined BTO as a newly qualified solicitor in 2012, moving to Pinsent Masons in 2016. She returned to BTO in March this year as an Associate. Prior to joining BTO, Lindsay trained as a solicitor with the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and worked on a number of high profile cases within the Proceeds of Crime Unit.

Lindsay has represented clients in a wide range of criminal proceedings. Most recently involved in the high profile Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of a worker on the Queensferry Crossing, advising the bridge constructors throughout the Inquiry at Stirling Sheriff Court.

Outcomes for your chosen CPD scheme. Following attendance at this meeting you should be able to:
  • Summarise recent sentencing decisions
  • Analyse and use trends in investigations and prosecutions
  • Demonstrate protecting post incident investigations using privileged investigations
  • Apply lessons from public aspects of the first FAI under the new rules