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BTO Solicitors LLP

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Regularly handles a variety of RTA and employers' liability claims, alongside a range of other personal injury cases. Specialist teams have wide-ranging expertise in areas such as fraud and catastrophic injuries. Known for advising prominent insurance clients, including investigators and brokers. Experienced in handling all stages of litigation including pre-litigation and settlement advice. Supported by a strong team of solicitor advocates.

Strengths

"The calibre of the lawyers is excellent," say sources.

Client note: "They are approachable, quick and good communicators."

Work highlights

Acted for RSA on an asbestos-related claim for fatal exposure, the first in Scotland to include the costs of immunotherapy treatment for mesothelioma.

Notable practitioners

Catherine Currie acts for major insurance companies and their clients on the full gamut of personal injury matters. She offers particular strength in catastrophic injury claims arising from RTAs, with further experience of food contamination issues.
"She is excellent technically and maintains an eye for detail while also seeing the big commercial picture." "She is meticulous, thorough in her communications and responsive to queries." "Clients respond well to her calm, measured and pragmatic approach."

Garry Ferguson is particularly active on serious injury and fatal RTA claims, with additional strength in employers' liability matters.
"He is pragmatic, commercially minded and approachable."

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Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant


Catherine A Currie
Band 2
Garry Ferguson
Band 3