Lindsay Henshaw

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Lindsay Henshaw is a barrister and an experienced teacher who specialises in corporate and commercial law. 

Lindsay is co-Course Leader of the Commercial Leadership course, part of the MSc in Major Programme Management. She also teaches Commercial Management for the UK Government’s Major Projects Leadership Academy

Lindsay has been Director of Continuing Professional Development at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, establishing its role as a provider of vocational training to the legal profession, particularly in the training of solicitors in commercial and corporate law. She has also provided training to solicitors on these topics at the College of Law in London and lectured on contract law at the University of London and the Kaplan Business School.

As a senior legal adviser to BP, Lindsay has advised on a range of issues: worldwide corporate acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures; oil exploration projects and related purchase and sale agreements, technical services and credit agreements; research and development and technical licensing agreements; financial instruments; and government policy and legislative initiatives.

She has also advised the UK Government on international and UK pollution and marine law, and worked as an independent consultant on topics in environmental law.

Lindsay has contributed to International Bar Association publications and published articles on EU directives relating to pollution in Environmental Liability

Lindsay read law at the University of Cambridge and she is a member of Lincoln’s Inn.