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Lynsey MacDonald

Year of Call: 2008

Optimum Advocates


LL.B. (Hons) University of Strathclyde

Dip. L.P. Glasgow graduate School of Law

Special interests



Health & Safety

Public and fatal accident inquiries


Stable telephone number

0141 370 8667

Angela Bath


Lynsey has extensive experience of criminal court practice, and has dealt with a wide variety of solemn and summary first instance cases in both the High Court of Justiciary and the Sheriff Court. 

Since calling to the Bar in 2008, she has acted in many cases for the defence, both as junior alone and as junior with senior.   Prior to calling to the Bar she was a Procurator Fiscal Depute for a number of years.

In addition, Lynsey has a particular interest in Appeal Court work.  She has dealt with conviction and sentence appeals, along with petitions to the nobile officium and referrals by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.  Lynsey has also conducted many appeals for the Crown.

Separately, Lynsey has a growing civil practice, consisting of employment law, immigration law, and Fatal Accident Inquiries.  She also has experience in family law and medical negligence actions.