Lyndsay Gough

Consultant Solicitor


Lyndsay, who retrained as a lawyer following a career as a Commercial Manager within a PLC, has broad-ranging commercial experience. She has specialist skills in IT, ecommerce and intellectual property law and she created an intellectual property course for BPP Law School. She was previously at City law firms Richards Butler and Charles Russell before joining Keystone in 2004.


  • Terms and conditions of trade
  • Joint venture and collaboration agreements
  • Manufacturing, purchasing and supply agreements
  • Agency, distribution and advertising/marketing contracts
  • Franchise agreements
  • Confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements
  • Limitations and exclusions of liability
  • Consumer protection and distance selling
  • Data protection registration and compliance
  • Advice on application for chartered status
  • Partnership and Joint Venture Agreements
  • Audits of IPR development, protection and exploitation
  • Branding strategy and trade mark portfolio protection and licensing
  • Registering, charging and assignments of IPR
  • Protection of know-how and confidential information
  • Product endorsement and sponsorship
  • Research and development and collaboration agreements
  • Due diligence advice for corporate sales and acquisitions
  • Audits of the procurement and supply of IT systems
  • Software licence and maintenance agreements, hardware and technical support agreements and escrow arrangements
  • IT outsourcing/disaster recovery arrangements and facilities management
  • Systems integration and transitional services agreements
  • Software design, development and distribution agreements
  • Website design, hosting and content agreements
  • Website terms and conditions and privacy policies
  • Employee internet and email policies.



Listed in the Legal 500 UK 2015 as a ‘commercial specialist’ with a ‘quality client following’, as part of the Keystone team that has ‘good knowledge and fast responses and is very good value for money’.

Career History
2004 Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor
2001-2003 Reed Smith | Associate Solicitor
1997-2001 Charles Russell | Solicitor
1993-1997 Blake Lapthorn | Trainee Solicitor then Solicitor
1995 Qualified as a Solicitor

All change for consumer law: Are you prepared?

Significant changes will soon affect all businesses selling goods or services to consumers. The Consumer Rights Bill received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and will come into force as the Consumer Rights Act 2015 on 1 October. With this Act representing the most extensive reform of consumer law in decades, commercial solicitor Lyndsay Gough examines the necessary steps businesses should be taking …

Posted on 10th Apr 2015 by Lyndsay Gough

If you wish to contact Lyndsay Gough, please or telephone 020 7152 6550.