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BTO Corporate Lawyer Emma Barclay Made Partner

04 November 2021

BTO Solicitors LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Emma Barclay to Partner within its Corporate team.

Emma, who joined BTO as a trainee solicitor in 2012, has focused on corporate law throughout her career.  A loyal and valued team member, she has progressed through the ranks in less than a decade and will play a key role in further developing BTO’s corporate, banking and renewable energy practices.

Emma Barclay

Emma Barclay

Emma commented:

“I am delighted to be promoted to the position of Partner within BTO’s corporate team.  I have been part of the team for 9 years now and enjoy working on complex multi-million pound transactions and acting for clients in a diverse range of sectors.” 

Emma has been involved in a number of high-profile deals during her outstanding career and in the last twelve months alone, she has advised Scottish Hydro Investment Limited in a £17million deal involving the acquisition of two storage hydro schemes.  She acted for the shareholders of Hazco Environmental Limited in the sale of the company to an international trade buyer and advised Scott Timber Limited in its acquisition of a national competitor.

David Gibson, BTO’s Chairman, said:

“It is always great to see young talent grow and flourish and Emma is a prime example of that.  Her promotion is well deserved and a just reward for her dedication and continued contribution to BTO.”

Emma Barclay, Partner: / 0141 221 8012

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