Neil is a solicitor within BTO’s highly regarded Regulatory and Criminal Defence Team.
Prior to joining BTO, Neil completed a traineeship at a busy law practice in North Lanarkshire, before moving to one of the best known high street firms in Glasgow to run a busy branch office. Although early in his career, Neil has gained extensive experience representing clients in Sheriff Courts and Hearing Centres throughout Scotland in a wide range of both civil and criminal matters. Neil has also gained valuable experience in the High Court instructing Counsel at trial.
Since joining BTO, Neil has been closely involved in assisting the partners with the investigation, and preparation, of complex and high profile Health and Safety cases. His previous criminal law experience serves to strengthen the team’s combined expertise and having dealt with sensitive cases early on in his career means he is well placed to re-assure clients facing investigation. Under the guidance of our Chambers ranked partners, Neil has developed a keen understanding of the important issues at all stages of a Health and Safety investigation, from the outset to the conclusion.
Neil is also a Notary Public.
Neil is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association and the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.