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Welcome to bto solicitors
bto is an independent Scottish Law firm with offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. You will receive a premier service from our experienced team which caters for the Scots law needs of organisations in the private and public sectors and for individuals. We also provide access to international legal advice through the Mackrell International global network.
We make it our business to know and thoroughly understand your business and personal legal requirements so that we can provide tailored advice and the results you need. Clients range from major insurers to the main medical defence organisations, commercial businesses, housebuilders, established manufacturers, well known retailers, financial institutions, public sector organisations and individuals. Clients welcome our reliability, value for money and transparency.
Contact: bto Glasgow 0141 221 8012 | bto Edinburgh 0131 222 2939
The headline grabber in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement was of course the slashing of the £4.4 billion tax credits cuts. Abandoning cuts to the police budget in England and Wales also featured highly. However, there were also some tax changes that while unlikely to affect the majority of people will be of some significance to those they do.
Sentencing in criminal cases has long been considered an art form and not a science. Is it any wonder then that those sentences divide public opinion so readily? We discuss the new Scottish Sentencing Council and its objectives to promote consistency and transparency in sentencing practice across Scotland with the effect of raising public confidence in, and understanding of our criminal justice system.
In the case of David T Morrison & Co Ltd v ICL Plastics Ltd, the Supreme Court ruled that the prescriptive clock starts ticking when a creditor becomes aware of the occurrence of loss, regardless of whether that loss was known to have been cause by negligence. In the recent case of Heather Capital LLP v Burness Paull & Williamson LLP, in one of only a handful of decisions since ICL, the Court of Session considered the application of section 6(4) and section 11(3) of the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973.
Edinburgh office sees arrival of Graeme Kelly as partner and Elaine Del Valle as associate. Leading independent Scottish law firm bto solicitors has announced the appointment of Graeme Kelly and Elaine Del Valle as it looks to grow its Edinburgh based property team.