Iain Penman

Director

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Phone

0131 656 5744

Address

Caledonian Exchange 19A Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8HE

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Iain Penman

About Iain

Iain is almost 20 years qualified having worked in Dispute Resolution and Litigation since the start of his career. Since joining Lindsays he has focused in particular on corporate and personal insolvency. 

Iain acts to appoint administrators, liquidators and Trustees in Sequestration. He is frequently instructed to assist insolvency practitioners post-appointment to resolve disputes and to deal with administrative or ancillary matters. Iain is also called upon to advise directors and shareholders on their obligations pre and post insolvency. 

Iain is ranked in Legal 500 and described as "a notable individual".

Expertise

Highlights

  • Advising lenders and administrators on a complex administration involving three jurisdictions and a significant property portfolio.
  • Successfully pursuing an action, then defending an appeal on behalf of directors and shareholders in a Petition seeking orders for unfair prejudice.
  • Pursuit and defence of actions in relation to gratuitous alienation, unfair preference and director's duties.  
  • Recall of Sequestration where an individual was wrongfully sequestrated.

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Brent Haywood

Brent Haywood

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John Bett

John Bett

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Paul Harper

Paul Harper

Title: Partner

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Alasdair Taylor

Alasdair Taylor

Title: Associate

Location: Dundee

Brian Pollock

Brian Pollock

Title: Associate

Location: Glasgow

Gregor MacEwan

Gregor MacEwan

Title: Associate

Location: Edinburgh

Adam Gardiner

Adam Gardiner

Title: Solicitor

Location: Edinburgh

Caitlin Connolly

Caitlin Connolly

Title: Trainee Solicitor

Location: Edinburgh

Philippa  Abernethy

Philippa Abernethy

Title: Trainee Solicitor

Location: Glasgow

Marianne Stirling

Marianne Stirling

Title: Debt Recovery Manager

Location: Glasgow

Fiona Harvey

Fiona Harvey

Title: Paralegal

Location: Edinburgh