03 December 2015
Alasdair Gillies and Laura Salmond joining from Levy & McRae as Partners. Leading independent Scottish law firm BTO solicitors has announced further expansion with the appointment of Alasdair Gillies and Laura Salmond as partners in its Glasgow office.
19 November 2015
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.
28 January 2015
The Lord President has announced today the timetable for implementation of key features of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014. The following reforms will take effect in September 2015.
21 January 2013
Leading Scottish law firm bto solicitors has announced that Edinburgh based Associate Laura Irvine, of its band 1 ranked Health and Safety, Regulatory and Criminal practice, has been admitted as a Criminal Solicitor Advocate. The firm has also appointed its third former Procurator Fiscal Depute, Lindsay MacNeill, who will specialise in defending regulatory and health and safety prosecutions, working closely with bto Partners and Solicitor Advocates Clare Bone and Vikki Watt.