bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

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Welcome to BTO Solicitors LLP

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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.

You may have received correspondence from Attorney: Barr, Richard Grater Herwitt.  For the avoidance of doubt, BTO is not connected in any way with Richard Grater Herwitt Barr.

Contact: BTO Glasgow 0141 221 8012   |   BTO Edinburgh 0131 222 2939

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      • 6th
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      Autumn Budget changes to Capital Gains Tax

      On 29 October 2018, Philip Hammond announced changes to Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”) in his Autumn Budget.

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      Council Involvement with RSLs

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      • Oct

      Successful Judgement in UK Supreme Court for BTO

      BTO has been successful in an eagerly awaited judgment handed down this morning by the United Kingdom Supreme Court in the case of Dooneen Ltd t/a McGinness Associates –v- Mond. This is the second time that BTO has appeared in the UK Supreme Court in 2018.

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      BTO reappointed to NFU Mutual's legal Panel

      Leading independent Scottish law firm BTO Solicitors LLP is delighted to have been reappointed to NFU Mutual’s revised legal panel following an extensive competitive tender process.

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      • Nov

      Current Issues in the Construction Sector - EDINBURGH 14.11.18

      Our guest speaker Stephen Brady, Managing Director at Hadden Group, will provide a view on current issues affecting the construction industry. Rhona Wark, a Consultant in BTO’s Employment Law team, will look at skilled labour shortages in construction. Could flexible working be the answer? An overview of the legal framework and the challenges. Claire Mills, an Associate in BTO’s Construction team, will provide useful top tips for those operating in the construction sector and she will highlight ways in which parties can manage risk and liabilities in their contracts. Lindsay MacNeill, an Associate in BTO’s Health & Safety, Regulatory & Criminal Defence team, will provide an update on fire safety in light of recent developments and the ongoing investigation and public inquiry into the circumstances of the Grenfell Tower fire.

      • 20th
      • Nov

      Employment Law Update 2018 GLASGOW 20.11.18 - FULLY BOOKED

      The number of tribunal claims is on the increase, following the abolition of the previous fee regime. This serves as a reminder to ensure employers keep abreast of developments in this fast changing and increasingly important area of the law.

      • 22nd
      • Nov

      Fundamental Dishonesty in Scotland

      “The thing about lying is, it is quite exhausting - you have to remember a lot.” - Rupert Everett. Despite this, some wily pursuers often think they can successfully deceive insurers with a fraudulent claim. BTO’s experienced litigators have significant expertise in identifying “dishonesty red flags”.

    “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:+44 (0)141 221 8012
    • F:+44 (0)141 221 7803


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