BTO Solicitors LLP has announced its sponsorship of the Edinburgh Art Fair (EAF) for the third consecutive year. The EAF will return this November to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange to celebrate its 15th anniversary with 65 exhibiting galleries from around the UK and abroad and over 500 artists from acr
BTO Solicitors LLP welcomes seven new trainees to the firm this week, bringing its total number of trainees to 13. Max Roper joins the firm’s insurance litigation team and will assist the property, products, policy advice & multi-jurisdictional claims team in Glasgow under the supervision
BTO has announced the appointment of senior associate Morven Douglas and solicitor Brittany Thomas to its family law team. Ms Douglas, an accredited specialist in family law and a trained collaborative lawyer, has practised exclusively in the field of family law for 16 years.
BTO has announced that Marion Davis, a senior associate, has been appointed a member of the Edinburgh International Festival's newly remodelled board of trustees. The board now has a female majority for the first time in the festival's 73-year history.
BTO Solicitors LLP has announced that two of its associates have become solicitor advocates. This development brings the total number of solicitor advocates in the firm’s ADVantage Advocacy Service team to 20, the highest headcount in any firm in Scotland. Alistair Barbour and Debbie Reekie we
BTO Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of Will Cole as a partner in its commercial litigation team in Edinburgh. A highly regarded litigator, Mr Cole specialises in assisting individuals, companies and public and third sector organisations with sensitive, business-critical matters.
BTO Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of Mark Colquhoun as a senior associate in its real estate team. Mr Colquhoun has specialised in advising on a wide array of commercial real estate issues for over 15 years. His client base includes a range of institutional investors, funds, loca
BTO Solicitors LLP is sponsoring an exhibition featuring works of art from the public collection owned by charity Art in Healthcare. Presented as part of the Connect with Nature Festival at Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, this exciting exhibition presents a selection of work from t
BTO Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of Jacqueline McCluskey as a partner in the employment law team. Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law, she is an experienced practitioner whose expertise comprises all aspects of employment and HR legal matters,
In the recent case of Jacqueline Shuttleton v Procurator Fiscal, Glasgow, the High Court of Justiciary clarified the its earlier dicta in Gubinas and Radavicius v HM Advocate in respect of the status of CCTV footage in criminal trials, writes David Cairns. The appellant was convicted of careless dri
Following BTO Solicitors LLP’s recent appointment of a new chairman and chief operating officer, the firm has announced a number of senior promotions. Two associates have been promoted to partner, fifteen have stepped up to senior associate level and a further two senior solicitors have b
BTO Solicitors LLP has appointed David Gibson as its new chairman, succeeding Alan Borthwick. As part of BTO’s new management structure, the firm has also announced its first chief operating officer. Mr Gibson said: "It is a great privilege to be appointed chairman of BTO. I would like to than
Jonathan Tait comments on a controversial EU directive aimed at protecting copyright holders. The monetisation of IP throughout internet usage has increased exponentially in recent times and introduction of the new snappily titled European Union Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market is
Jonathan Tait explains how firms can safeguard their reputations in the age of social media and fake news. The American business magnate and philanthropist Warren Buffet once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it.”
Lesley Gordon reviews the application of Scotland's cohabitation legislation in recent case law. The number of cohabiting families in the UK has almost doubled in the last 20 years and, in 2006, Scotland led the way by introducing legal protection for cohabitants from unfair situations arising