Chairman: David Gibson
Chief Operating Officer: David Walker
Number of partners: 48
Number of assistant solicitors: 80
Number of other fee-earners (including trainees): 31
Insurance Litigation: Bill Speirs
Commercial Dispute Resolution: Grant Hunter
Corporate: Gary Booth
Real Estate: Jane Steel
Employment: Caroline Carr
Private Client: Lesley Gordon
Data Protection, Technology & Media/IP: Paul Motion
BTO is an independent and well respected Scottish law firm which has grown steadily for two decades. The firm provides first class legal services and caters for the Scots law needs of commercial clients and individuals, with the capability to provide international legal advice through the Mackrell International network and other contacts. Clients range from major insurers to medical defence organisations, housebuilders, property investors, established manufacturers, well-known retailers, financial institutions and public sector organisations. BTO is viewed by its clients as client-focused, pragmatic and providing value for money. The firm is committed to helping its clients reach their goals by collaborating with them and looking beyond the law.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Corporate law, commercial and insurance-related litigation, criminal defence (including corporate, personal and regulatory), commercial and residential property and services for individuals. Niche teams include: ADVantage advocacy service, banking and finance, construction and engineering, creative industries, crisis management, disease claims, data protection, education, employment, environmental, family law, health and safety and regulatory defence, insolvency, recoveries, regeneration, renewable energy, rural business, technology and IP, third sector, social housing, sports law and on line reputation protection.