bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

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Tim Edward

Discipline: Dispute ResolutionProfessional Liability

Position: Partner

Location: Edinburgh


Phone: 0131 222 2939


Tim is a Solicitor Advocate and qualified mediator in our Dispute Resolution team.

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 has over three decades of litigation experience.

In the Professional Negligence sphere, Tim has handled multiple negligence cases across a range of professions, in particular solicitors' negligence, for both defenders and pursuers.

He has also handled a wide variety of commercial disputes, including insolvency and company disputes.

High profile cases handled by Tim include acting for the defenders in Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland v Lloyds Banking Group [2011] CSIH 87 and Trustees of Rex Proctor RBS v Scottish Widows [2015] CSOH 83, and most recently acting for the pursuer in Gavin Loudon v Stewart Milne Group [2022] CSIH 3]

Tim’s priority in handling all disputes is to seek out the best commercial solution for clients.

Out of the office, Tim is a keen golfer and skier and enjoys running with his rescue lurcher at weekends.

“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