Brent Haywood

Partner, Solicitor Advocate

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Phone

0131 656 5778

Address

Caledonian Exchange 19A Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8HE

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Brent Haywood

About Brent

Brent brings a wealth of experience and insight into any situation. A Solicitor Advocate since 2002, he holds a Masters in Mediation and Conflict Resolution and is an accredited mediator. Consistently recognised in legal directories since the late '90s, Brent's knowledge covers both commercial and regulatory disputes, ranging from contractual and company matters, to intellectual property, pensions, procurement challenges and human rights.

Brent is passionate about navigating disputes to their best outcome, whether that is before a judge, an arbitrator, a mediator, or better still, by sorting it out through some straightforward talking.

Expertise

Highlights

  • Acting for David King, Rangers FC Chairman, in the Takeover Panel's litigation to pursue enforcement of the City Code under the Companies Act
  • Representing the British Boxing Board of Control in a recent Fatal Accident Inquiry
  • Representing an anchor tenant’s interest in a seven figure dispute with the Landlord of one of Scotland’s largest Shopping Centers
  • Successfully pursuing the Scheme Actuary in a professional negligence matter on behalf of the trustees of a Pension Scheme
  • Experienced in the Crown’s Self Reporting regime in respect of anti-bribery matters
  • Recovering US generated spring board profits through the Scottish courts for a global agrochemical client whose patent was infringed in the UK
  • Recovering confidential information via ‘Dawn Raids’ after obtaining orders from the Scottish courts
  • Wide experience in mediation and court advocacy

"Brent Haywood of Lindsays is described as "direct, experienced and knowledgeable." He is active in shareholder disputes and breach of contract litigation. Sources also highlight his mediation capabilities."

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