bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

  • "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 solicitors

bto solicitors - Chambers UK Top Ranked Firm bto solicitors - Legal 500 Top Tier Firm

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

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    • 26th
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    • 19th
    • Nov

    The Scottish Sentencing Council

    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.

    • 11th
    • Nov

    What is required to postpone the start of the prescriptive clock in a post-ICL Plastics era?

    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.

    • 9th
    • Nov

    Edinburgh property team grows with double appointment

    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.

“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