02 November 2023
2 November 2023: Solicitor Advocate Tim Edward is the newest Partner to join BTO’s highly regarded Dispute Resolution team, now one of the largest teams in Scotland, where he will lead the firm’s Professional Liability division.
An accredited specialist in Professional Negligence, and a member of The Legal 500’s ‘Hall of Fame’ for both commercial litigation and professional negligence, Tim Edward brings to BTO over three decades of experience in handling high profile cases.
Having spent the majority of his career at Dentons (previously Maclay Murray & Spens), he has amassed significant knowledge of handling negligence cases across a range of professions, and commercial disputes, including insolvency and company disputes.
Grant Hunter, who heads up BTO’s Dispute Resolution team, said:
“We are very pleased to welcome a lawyer of Tim’s reputation and standing to the firm. He is an excellent addition to our team as his varied expertise will complement and enhance our current portfolio of capabilities, which includes a sizable in-house team of expert Solicitor Advocates.
“Tim is known for seeking the best commercial solution for his clients and the fact that he is also an accredited mediator will be of great benefit to our client base given the increasing emphasis that is now being given to mediation in the Scottish litigation market.”
"I am delighted to be joining a firm of BTO’s stature and I look forward to continuing to build my practice in professional indemnity work and commercial disputes alongside this talented and highly regarded team.”