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


Your success is our success.

Large or small, new or established, BTO’s experienced and proactive corporate team is on hand to support your business. Understanding your particular needs and providing informed and clear advice is where we excel. We will protect your interests and seek out practical solutions for you.

The team offers a full range of services and is experienced in handling a wide variety of corporate transactions. It "really fights your corner, but at a far fairer price than many other Scottish firms(Chambers UK). Our client base ranges from national and international organisations to owner managed companies, funders, entrepreneurs, major construction companies, banks, commercial companies and hotel chains.

As business people ourselves, we understand thoroughly the realities your business faces.  We will help you prioritise to ensure that the key issues are addressed as early as possible. 

ContactScott Wyper, Partner / Jeremy Glen, Partner / Alastair Dunn, Partner / Emma Barclay, Partner / T. 0141 221 8012


  • Acquisition of a substantial drinks manufacturer

Acting for the purchaser in the acquisition of a substantial drinks manufacturer. This covered a full range of diligence and property matters as well as the complex banking arrangements that were put in place to fund the acquisition.

  • Acting in a high value disposal

Acting for the vendor shareholders in a high value disposal of a Scottish manufacturing company to an overseas purchaser. This involved a complex transaction structure and the input of our property team.

  • High value and complex shareholder disputes

Our corporate and commercial litigation teams have a strong track record in dealing with high value and complex shareholder disputes. We have received significant instructions in this area and Alastair Dunn, Partner, presented a workshop on this topic for the Law Society of Scotland.

  • Acting for clients investing in / acquiring businesses in the UK

Through our membership of Mackrell International, a network of independent legal firms world wide, we have been active, in particular for US clients, either investing in, or acquiring, businesses in the UK.

  • Advising on joint ventures

Often involving acquisition and development of land, or bringing together developers for large scale infrastructure projects.



  • "a team of knowledgeable individuals with a broad skill base… it really fights your corner, but at a far fairer price than many other Scottish firms."

    Chambers UK
  • "consistently secures local deals, and is often instructed on matters with an international flavour."

    Chambers UK
“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