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    • Three new partners and four new associates at BTO Three new partners and four new associates at BTO
    • Alasdair Gillies And Laura Salmond Two new partners for BTO - Alasdair Gillies and Laura Salmond
    • Elaine Del Valle - Alan Borthwick - Graeme Kelly New Associate Elaine Del Valle and new Partner Graeme Kelly
    • New Appointment Bto Solicitors Robinmacpherson Leading Litigator Robin Macpherson, boosts Advocacy team at BTO
    • Cheque to Yorkhill Children's Charity Cheque for £1,900 presented to Yorkhill Children's Charity from our charity cycle in May
    • Magnificent Seven Yorkhill Cycle May 2015 V2 The BTO Magnificent Seven : Yorkhill charity cycle May 2015
    • Two New Partners And A New Associate For Bto Solicitors Two New Partners and a New Associate for BTO Solicitors
    • Group Photo 24 10 14 Levy & McRae agree transfer of corporate team to BTO solicitors
    • Photo2 Brilliant race round Glasgow on the 11th May, at the bto sponsored Urban League 2014 Orienteering event
    • DAC-Beachcroft -and -bto -agree -transfer -of -private -client -team New Partner, Neil Headrick, with Roddy Harrison (centre), and new Associate Cameron Urquhart.
    • Borthwick ,-Alan _With -Jacket -Large New Chairman at bto solicitors - Alan Borthwick
    • Angus -Crawford -lg Angus Crawford - new Insurance Partner at bto
    • Sandra Cassels PRESS WEB Sandra Cassels, New Construction & Engineering Partner, Oct. 2013
    • The Great Scottish Run The Great Scottish Run Oct. 2013
    • JSB ACB PGR New Property Partners: Scott Buchan & Peter Graham (Alan Borthwick centre), Aug. '13
    • Lesley Gordon Press New Family Law Partner, Lesley Gordon, June 2013
    • Gerard Forlin & Ann O'Connell Gerard Forlin QC & Ann O'Connell, Insurance Event, Lloyd's of London, June 2013
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    • CHAS Fundraising for CHAS, "bto Bakes, Eats & Sprints", May 2012
    • Golf Outing 2013 - Last but not least Golf Outing, June 2013 - Last, but not least
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    • Malawi Partner Patrice Fabien & Friends, Malawi, March 2013


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  • Free advice on showbiz contracts, Chorlte 07.08.19
  • Technology and IP
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Writers can get free legal tips to help them negotiate the world of contracts at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.


  • Wife ordered to stay in loveless marriage Daily mail 26.07.18
  • Family Law
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There are a number of legal differences between Scotland and England and Wales around divorce.


  • Wife must remain in her unhappy marriage, Supreme Court rules - The Herald 26.07.18
  • Family Law
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In England, parties can only obtain a divorce if there has been adultery, unreasonable behaviour, non-cohabitation for two years and both parties consent to the divorce or non-cohabitation for five years even if one party doesn't consent.


  • Owens v Owens: Supreme Court dismisses appeal for divorce, Scottish Legal News 26.07.18
  • Family Law
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The judgment in the English case of Owens v Owens was handed down by the Supreme Court yesterday.


  • Four-day work weeks? Here's what Scottish firms think Insider - 24.07.18
  • Employment
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Insider spoke to some employers in Scotland to find out whether a four-day working week might be coming to a workplace near you soon...



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