bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

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BTO Announces Accreditations and Two Certified Cyber Security Specialists

15 July 2021

Lynne Cardow, a partner at BTO Solicitors LLP, has been awarded specialist accreditation in professional negligence by The Law Society of Scotland, and is one of only ten Scottish solicitors to hold this accreditation. A double achievement, Lynne has also become a Certified Specialist in Cyber Security along with Lynn Richmond, a Partner in BTO’s Data Protection team.

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

11 November 2015

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.

bto's Insurance team announces two new Partners

01 April 2014

bto solicitors’ Insurance team has today gained two new Partners; Angus Crawford, who joins the firm from Berrymans Lace Mawer in Manchester, and Ashley Mawby, who has been promoted within the firm’s top ranked Professional Liability team, which sits within the wider Insurance team. These additions bring the total number of partners at bto to 40.

“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases" Legal 500

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