Brechin Tindal Oatts Solicitors

  • "really fights your corner..."
    "really fights your corner..." Chambers UK
  • "Consistently high-quality work and client-friendly approach."
    "Consistently high-quality work and client-friendly approach." Chambers UK
  • "really adaptable and innovative approach"
    "really adaptable and innovative approach" Chambers UK
  • "technical mastery (and) commercial realism ...differentiate bto from the competition.”
    "technical mastery (and) commercial realism ...differentiate bto from the competition.” Longstanding bto client
  • "The culture in the firm is second to none and all the solicitors have the highest regard for client service.”
    "The culture in the firm is second to none and all the solicitors have the highest regard for client service.” Legal 500
  • "highly experienced and knowledgeable"
    "highly experienced and knowledgeable" Legal 500
  • "professional and confidence-inspiring."
    "professional and confidence-inspiring." Legal 500
  • "Meticulous, calm and authoritative"
    "Meticulous, calm and authoritative" Chambers UK
  • "prompt, efficient and courteous service"
    "prompt, efficient and courteous service" Legal 500
  • "excellent blend of experience, technical nous and commercial sense"
    "excellent blend of experience, technical nous and commercial sense" Legal 500
  • "thorough and logical thinking"
    "thorough and logical thinking" Chambers UK
  • "superb" "fantastic grasp of detail"
    "superb" "fantastic grasp of detail" Chambers UK

Welcome to bto

bto is an independent Scottish Law firm with offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The firm is also a member of Mackrell International, one of the world's premier networks of independent legal firms located in over 60 countries.

We make it our business to know and understand thoroughly your business so that we can provide pragmatic, tailored advice and added value. We aim to build lasting relationships with you and encourage mutual feedback.

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    • 1st
    • Apr

    bto's Insurance team announces two new Partners

    bto solicitors’ Insurance team has today gained two new Partners; Angus Crawford, who joins the firm from Berrymans Lace Mawer in Manchester, and Ashley Mawby, who has been promoted within the firm’s top ranked Professional Negligence team, which sits within the wider Insurance team. These additions bring the total number of partners at bto to 40.

    • 28th
    • Mar

    bto Partner Reappointed as Technology Convener

    The Law Society of Scotland’s Technology Sub-Committee has reappointed bto partner and Solicitor Advocate Paul Motion to be its Convener for a further three year period.

    • 26th
    • Mar

    bto Appoints New Chairman

    Leading Scottish independent law firm bto solicitors has announced the appointment of Alan Borthwick as its new Chairman. Alan will assume the role on 1 April 2014 when current longstanding Chairman, Willie Young, retires from the firm to pursue his other interests.

    • 28th
    • Feb

    Rona’s Inverness Half Marathon Challenge

    Update: The final amount of money raised by Rona Stewart after running the Inverness Half Marathon for The Beatson Cancer Charity was a fantastic total of £3,061.00.

    • 1st
    • May

    Practical Considerations in Construction Projects

    Since the start of the year the courts have been very busy dealing with various construction disputes. The purpose of this seminar is to consider what practical tips can be taken from the courts’ recent decisions which will improve your business going forward. In this session we will share insight from the recent decisions which can help you on a day-to-day basis.

    • 14th
    • May

    How to deal with ICO investigations following a data breach?

    Paul Motion and Laura Irvine, who appeared as counsel at the only successful UK appeal against a Monetary Penalty Notice imposed for breaching the DPA, will provide an insight into: - how the MPN regime works - how best to deal with an investigation - when you should appeal!

    • 15th
    • May

    Dealing with HSE - How to Protect You and Your Insured’s Interests in HSE Investigations and Beyond

    This seminar will give practical advice on how best to handle HSE investigations to protect insurers and insured alike in that investigation and in any subsequent civil, criminal or FAI proceedings that may follow, focussing on the HSE’s use of voluntary statements; Fees for Intervention issued by HSE; and legal privilege.

    • 22nd
    • May

    Managing a Flexible Workforce - Lunch time Seminar

    Our seminar will cover - The types of leave that can be requested - The right to request flexible working - Employees’ rights and employer’s responsibilities - Pitfalls for employers in dealing with a flexible workforce - Practical solutions to assist the management of requests.

“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases" Legal 500

Contact bto


  • 48 St. Vincent Street
  • Glasgow
  • G2 5HS
  • T:+00 44 (0)141 221 8012
  • F:+00 44 (0)141 221 7803


  • One Edinburgh Quay
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 9QG
  • T:+00 44 (0)131 222 2939
  • F:+00 44 (0)131 222 2949