“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases"Legal 500
Welcome to BTO Solicitors LLP
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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BTO is delighted to announce that Marion Davis, a Senior Associate, is a member of the newly remodeled Board of Trustees - with a female majority for the first time in the Festival's 73-year history - revealed by the Edinburgh International Festival.
BTO now has 20 Solicitor Advocates – the largest team in any firm in Scotland
Highly experienced practitioner Will Cole joins firm’s Edinburgh team
BTO Solicitors LLP and Raeburn Hope join forces to create ‘BTO Raeburn Hope’
FULLY BOOKED Health & Safety Law Update: Fatal Cases and the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 came into effect in 2008 and whilst England, Wales and Northern Ireland have secured convictions under this legislation, The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service have yet to test the legislation before a Scottish Court.
From 11 November 2019, Registered Social Landlords will fall to be classed as public authorities for the purposes of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. RSLs will need to ensure that staff are able to identify and respond to requests for information within the time limits imposed. RSLs will need to know when they are required to provide information and when it is appropriate to withhold information and refuse requests. Making that assessment is key in responding to requests.
This is a one-off session which will provide advice to Attorneys on the duties and responsibilities of their role, and practical tips on what the granter of a Power of Attorney can do help their Attorney in this role.