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    • Elaine Del Valle - Alan Borthwick - Graeme Kelly New Associate Elaine Del Valle and new Partner Graeme Kelly
    • New Appointment Bto Solicitors Robinmacpherson Leading Litigator Robin Macpherson, boosts Advocacy team at BTO
    • Cheque to Yorkhill Children's Charity Cheque for £1,900 presented to Yorkhill Children's Charity from our charity cycle in May
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    • Group Photo 24 10 14 Levy & McRae agree transfer of corporate team to BTO solicitors
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    • Sandra Cassels PRESS WEB Sandra Cassels, New Construction & Engineering Partner, Oct. 2013
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    • JSB ACB PGR New Property Partners: Scott Buchan & Peter Graham (Alan Borthwick centre), Aug. '13
    • Lesley Gordon Press New Family Law Partner, Lesley Gordon, June 2013
    • Gerard Forlin & Ann O'Connell Gerard Forlin QC & Ann O'Connell, Insurance Event, Lloyd's of London, June 2013
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    • Golf Outing 2013 - Last but not least Golf Outing, June 2013 - Last, but not least
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    • Malawi Partner Patrice Fabien & Friends, Malawi, March 2013


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  • Fairness and transparency are crucial when dealing with personal data Insider 13 July 2018
  • Data Protection Defence
  • Adobe PDF


Laura Irvine of BTO writes exclusively for Insider on Facebook's failure to comply with transparency rules has led to the threat of it being fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office – the highest fine to date.


  • Lewis Richardson: No defence, simple? Scottish Legal News 13 July 2018
  • Insurance (insurers and self insured)
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Lewis Richardson discusses a recent decision from the Sheriff Appeal Court in the case of Cabot Financial UK Ltd v Gardner and Ors, [2018] SAC (Civ) 12. The appeal related to debt recovery cases for assigned credit card debts.


  • Jennifer White: To frack, or not to frack… Scottish Legal News 10.07.18
  • Insurance (insurers and self insured)
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The Court of Session has recently confirmed that there is no ban on fracking in Scotland following a challenge by Ineos Upstream Limited (“Ineos”) and Reach Coal Seam Gas Limited (“Reach”). Jennifer White looks at the case.


  • Blog: Housing Associations: Is more regulation a good thing? - Scottish Housing News 10.07.18
  • Social Housing
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Patrice Fabien responds to Chris Dun’s recent blog about changes to regulation.


  • Dismissing for a first offence: It's a fair cop? - Business Matters 10.07.2018
  • Employment
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Employers are generally expected to issue warnings to employees, requiring them to mend their ways, rather than to immediately dismiss for a first offence.



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