bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

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Lauren McFarlane

Discipline: Dispute ResolutionData ProtectionReputation Management and DefenceTechnology and Intellectual Property

Position: Associate

Location: Edinburgh


Phone: 0131 222 2939


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Lauren is an Associate admitted to practice in Scotland, England and Wales. She works within the firm’s intellectual property, data protection and dispute resolution teams and undertakes a variety of contentious and non-contentious work.

Lauren trained with BTO and subsequently spent several years with a global law firm, working in London and latterly Edinburgh. She has experience litigating in both the Scottish and English courts.  

Lauren works with a broad range of clients across the creative industries, with a particular interest in the publishing industry. She has a master’s degree in publishing and prior to qualifying as a lawyer, spent time working at Hearst Magazines in New York City. She has also completed a number of industry placements in the UK and so has a particular understanding of the business of publishing.

Lauren is a member of The British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association.

“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