Qualifications

LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

LL.M University of Heidelberg

Special interests

Company and commercial

Employment

Land Law

Licensing

Clerks

Stable telephone number

0131 226 5071

Gordon Lindhorst

Biography

Gordon Lindhorst called to the Scottish Bar in 1995 and has appeared in courts and tribunals in Scotland at all levels.

He qualified as a Barrister in England in 2008 and is a door tenant of Dere Street Barristers. He was appointed an Advocate Depute ad hoc in 2009 and is a visiting lecturer in British Court Practice at the University of Bonn. From 2016 to 2021 he was a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Lothian Region and Convener of the Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee of the Scottish Parliament.

Gordon has appeared successfully for parties in property, public passenger transport licensing, commercial and employment law cases, as well as in judicial review actions against public bodies. Case subject matter has included the right to roam legislation, failure to pay bus passenger operator supplements, Traffic Commissioner hearings, company director misfeasance and effective date employment termination in unfair dismissal.