Lynsey Russell

Associate, Rates

Lynsey manages the Ryden rating team in central belt Scotland and England, providing a broad client base across all property sectors and classes with advice on all aspects of business rates to help minimise rates liabilities through a comprehensive, tailored and proactive rating service.

She has 17 years’ experience in valuation for rating, developed over the rating revaluations in 2005, 2010 and 2017, and has gained a thorough understanding of rating legislation and case law. She is experienced in the preparation and presentation of cases to be heard before local Valuation Appeal Committee hearings.


  • Rating Appeals
  • Business Rates Management
  • Business Rates Mitigation
  • Specialised in Scotland and England


Management of a substantial portfolio of operational and investment properties in respect of general administration of rates, negotiating substantial rateable value reductions during rating appeals and providing advice on relief and mitigation if appropriate, for:

  • Scottish Midland Co-operative Society Ltd
  • Argyll & Bute Council
  • Brewdog
  • Harry Corry
  • Dingbro
  • Ediston Real Estate