bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

  • "really fights your corner..."
    "really fights your corner..." Chambers UK
  • "Consistently high-quality work and client-friendly approach."
    "Consistently high-quality work and client-friendly approach." Chambers UK

Jill Harris

Discipline: Professional Discipline and Clinical Defence

Position: Partner

Location: Edinburgh


Phone: 0131 222 2939

Download VCard


  Legal500 Logo - Rising Star Legal500 Logo - Recommended Lawyer

Jill Harris

Jill is a Partner in BTO’s clinical defence team which is ranked Band 1 by Chambers UK. Legal 500 identifies Jill as a rising star in the “medical negligence: defender” category.    

Jill represents doctors and dentists in proceedings brought before their professional regulators, the General Medical Council and the General Dental Council. She has also presented cases on behalf of professional regulators in proceedings brought against teachers and actuaries. 

Jill also represents clinicians in civil claims involving allegations of medical negligence in the sheriff court and in the Court of Session. She has assisted in Fatal Accident Inquiries and was involved in defending doctors in two long running public inquiries.   Jill has completed two secondments to the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland’s legal department.

“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