About Lindsay

Lindsay is a graduate of Stirling University having obtained a BA Hons in Business Law. She then studied and graduated from Strathclyde University where she gained her law degree. Lindsay trained and qualified at Thompsons. She joined the firm in 2007.

Lindsay completed the COSCA Certificate in Counselling in 2018 which enhances the work she does with Survivors of childhood abuse.

Lindsay was nominated and won Law Society Solicitor of the Year in October 2017.

Lindsay and the Mass Litigation team were Highly commended as Litigation Team of the Year 2018 at the Scott and Co Awards.

Expertise

Since 2013, Lindsay has worked to progress and develop the Mass Litigation team. This comprises of product liability and medical negligence claims. The work of the mass litigation team related to mesh implants, PIP breast implants, metal on metal hip replacements, baby ashes, hepatitis C and A claims. Lindsay continues to help many claimants who have suffered severe side-effects following the implantation of surgical mesh.

Towards the end of 2016 Lindsay began working on an advancing cases representing survivors of historic child abuse at homes across Scotland.  This was in preparation for the removal of the civil time bar under The Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017 which allows many survivors of child hood abuse to come forward to Take Justice. Lindsay continues this work alongside product liability and mesh implant litigation. 

Prior to this, Lindsay worked within the Employment Department at Thompsons until late 2013. In this department she undertook advice and appearance work for trade union members who had suffered unfair dismissal, discrimination, wage disputes, equal pay disputes and redundancy. Lindsay also has experience in appearing in cases for professionals facing disciplinary action against them by their regulating body.

Previously, Lindsay held the role of Student Director at Strathclyde University Law Clinic and was also Law Clinic Student of the Year. She worked with the Citizens Advice Bureau for a number of years assisting with employment advice to individuals.

Thompsons Solicitors campaign and work for the individual only; this is central to Lindsay's belief that everyone should have access to justice and the individual should be at the centre of the process.

Lindsay has helped many claimants who have suffered severe side-effects following the implantation of surgical mesh. In the video below she explains what surgical mesh is, what it is used for and some of the terrible consequences of its use. She also explains how she can help if you have suffered side-effects of a surgical mesh implant, and discusses how Thompsons is working in a wider capacity to assist women suffering the sometimes catastrophic effects of this problem.  

What Clients Say about Lindsay:

“Lindsay was totally understanding of the sensitivity of our circumstances and kept in contact with regularly.” Barbara M

“Thank you so much for all the care and attention you have given to my claim. I much appreciate your efforts on my behalf. This has been a long and – at times – very painful journey for me and my husband and we have both greatly appreciated the support and care shown to us by you and everyone at Thompsons.” Alison W

I just want to thank you personally for all you help through this case. I have appreciated your advice and your phone calls to discuss the details of the claim with me. You explained everything very clearly and kept me well informed throughout. Thank you for negotiating a settlement of my case for me. Also thank you to all your team who have worked so hard….”    Janice G

“Thank you very much for your prompt and excellent service. The document you sent me I have never seen before so I will cherish.” G Reid

“Following the ending of our case, this is simply to thank you for a great job and particularly for your hard work and all your patience with the infinite questions and emails around our case.” Pedro B

“In my initial meeting it was obvious that Ms. Bruce had a very busy schedule but she was very generous with her time and expert in her advice. I had to drop some correspondence and files in to the office a couple of times and on each occasion Ms. Bruce dropped what she was doing to see me almost immediately despite my coming in unannounced, to update me on developments with my case. I am delighted that Ms. Bruce helped me to reach a satisfactory conclusion to what I felt were some complex employment issues, but would like to highlight that she also looked after me in a way that gave me an exemplary demonstration of what fantastically flawless customer service looks like.” William J

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