Lindsey is the Managing Partner of Watson Farley & Williams.
Before taking on the role of Managing Partner in February 2022, Lindsey was the firm’s Global Maritime Sector Head for 8 years based in the London office. She joined the firm in 1997 and led its English law finance practice in Paris for four years.
She is a specialist structured finance and leasing lawyer within the maritime space, focussing on transactions benefitting from export credit support and project financing transactions across a variety of maritime and offshore assets and in the ports and infrastructure space. She advises both borrowers and financiers and is especially highly regarded for her expertise in the cruise and LNG sectors.
In November 2021 Lindsey was yet again named as one of leading maritime sector publication Lloyd’s List’s Top 10 Maritime Lawyers, an accolade she was also named in 2019 and a highly prestigious ranking spanning private practice lawyers, in-house counsel and barristers worldwide. In June 2021, Lindsey was also named Women in Business Law’s ‘Shipping and Maritime Lawyer of the Year’.
Lindsey is recognised as a leading shipping finance lawyer by legal directories Chambers UK, Legal 500 UK and IFLR 1000. In 2021, Chambers reported clients as saying: “She is one of the most talented lawyers I have come across. In addition to being highly experienced, commercial and solution-orientated, she is great fun to work with”, while Legal 500 styled her “very pragmatic and solutions-oriented”.