bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

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James Robb

Discipline: Professional LiabilityConstruction and EngineeringInsurance (insurers and self insured)

Position: Associate

Location: Edinburgh


Phone: 0131 222 2939

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James is an Associate in our Professional Liability team. James was admitted as a solicitor in 2011 having studied law at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to qualification James spent two years working as a Legal Assistant at the Judicial Studies Committee, before training at a specialist litigation firm in Glasgow.

At BTO, James currently handles a number of professional liability claims on behalf of solicitors, acting through the Law Society of Scotland's professional indemnity insurers. He also regularly acts for surveyors, architects, engineers and other construction professionals. James has experience of handling litigation in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Court. He has been involved in the defence of complex and high value court actions and has wide experience in a range of professional, commercial and regulatory matters. He is also a Notary Public.

James tutors on both the Contract & Unjustified Enrichment and Commercial Law courses at the University of Edinburgh Law School and holds a Masters Degree (LL.M.) in Professional Legal Practice focusing on professional negligence. He is also a part-time Teaching Fellow and lecturer at the University of Edinburgh Business School teaching the Business Law course for 2nd and 3rd year accounting students.


“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases" Legal 500

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  • 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