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Lindsay Kinnealy International Property Lead, Property Law

Experience Profile

Lindsay is the International Property Lead specialising advising clients on International Property transactions at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

She leads a multilingual team and specialises principally in French property matters.

A highly regarded expert in her field, she has almost three decades of experience assisting individuals and groups, advising and liaising with a myriad of professionals in UK and overseas jurisdictions.

She advises clients on property transactions including purchase, sale and transfer on divorce, French wills and succession planning (life time gifts, SCI formation).

She also helps administer complex cross-border estates including inheritance and sale of real property by minors.

Lindsay provides guidance to a broad spectrum of clients on both the legal and practical level, finding sensible, cost effective and viable solutions to a wide variety of problems.

She is the only legal advisor and female to be on the Telegraph “Ask the Expert” panel.

She also presents seminars and regularly contributes to numerous publications and has written and edited introductory guides to buying property in France and Spain.

Lindsay speaks fluent French and Spanish.


  • French property issues
  • French property transactions (purchase, sale, transfer on divorce)
  • Cross border estates (probate) administration
  • French wills and succession planning
  • Lifetime gifts
  • SCI (société civile immobilière)
  • French Property inherited and/or owned by minors (conflict of laws)

Commendations from Independent Legal Directories

  • Legal 500

Career History

  • Since 2014 Slater and Gordon
  • 1988 - 2014 Pannone Solicitors