Lindsey is one of Scotland's best-known employment lawyers.
She is an accredited specialist in employment law, having over 20 years experience in this field and regularly advises both employers and employees.
Lindsey has a successful track record in the Employment Tribunal and is one of the "go-to" lawyers for training companies for training other solicitors and HR professionals. Chambers and Partners quote sources as saying "She has always been excellent."
Highly regarded by her peers, Lindsey is the first female President of the Employment Law Group in Scotland and is also the Senior Tutor in employment law for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at The University of Glasgow.
She is very experienced in dealing with the advice which clients need at all stages of the employment relationship, whether it be advising on issues arising from recruitment, drafting contracts, handbooks and policies, advising on employee relations and redundancy exercises and negotiating severance arrangements. She regularly represents employers at the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal and has retainer arrangements in place with many employers to advise on their day to day employment issues.
Lindsey is a regular speaker on the employment law circuit. She leads the Firm's Equality Team and has provided bespoke training to large multinational employers on employee relations, complex employment issues and tribunal procedures.
Individuals and Families expertise
She regularly appears on behalf of individuals at the Employment Tribunal and leads the Firm's Equality Team, focussing on issues of equality and diversity. She is a regular speaker and commentator on employment law topics both for training companies and in the Press.
Advises clients on a range of employment issues including regular work on contentious matters, where she represents clients in tribunals. Sources appreciate that she is "very efficient".
"I found the advice Lindsey gave was honest, proactive and candid."
"We were very happy with all aspects of the service provided including speed of response and high quality of client care, transparency of pricing and, perhaps most importantly, the quality of the legal advice received."
"I can't thank you too much for your help and professional guidance over the last few months. It has been a most stressful time, and your counsel has been invaluable in many ways."
"Really delighted with the way Lindsey dealt with this."
"I approached Morton-Fraser after having lost my job as a Manager without being given a satisfactory reason and finding myself unemployed for the first time in my life. Lindsey Cartwright assessed my case. I guess I was in a pretty shocked condition, having been with the employer for thirteen years, however Lindsey gave me confidence that I had a been unfairly treated and was quickly able to secure a settlement which removed any immediate financial concerns. Perhaps equally importantly she sympathised with my situation and showed real concern for my predicament. In short she cared."
"I would highly recommend Lindsey and Morton Fraser to any individual or Organisation who require Legal support and commend them for their level of professionalism."
Clients state: "She has quite a down-to-earth style and is easy to deal with; the way she provides explanations and conveys follow-ups is very clear."
"Very quick and accurate."
Sources note her experience and say: "She has always been excellent".
"Savvy lawyer who has a depth of experience."
"She is professional, pragmatic and provides excellent solutions."
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