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BTO Solicitors LLP

ONE EDINBURGH QUAY, 133 FOUNTAINBRIDGE, EDINBURGH, EH3 9QG, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 222 2939
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 2949
DX:
ED77 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
Edinburgh, Glasgow

Jamie Reekie

Tel:
Work 0131 222 2939
Email:
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Position

Jamie is an Associate and Solicitor Advocate in BTO’s Commercial Dispute Resolution department, based in our Edinburgh Office.  Jamie advises clients in a wide variety of matters including debt recovery, contractual disputes and insolvency. 

Jamie began specialising in civil litigation during his legal traineeship and has continued to do so since qualifying as a solicitor in 2012.  In October 2017, Jamie qualified as a Solicitor Advocate and has a right of audience before the Court of Session, Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and the United Kingdom Supreme Court. He is now exercising that right of audience and has begun appearing regularly in the Court of Session.

Jamie represents a range of clients, from private individuals to large corporate clients.  He appears regularly in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. Jamie’s practice includes the obtaining of emergency interdicts, protective diligence and the enforcement of Scottish and foreign court awards. As well as litigation, Jamie is experienced in alternative dispute resolution methods, in particular arbitration.  Jamie’s experience includes conducting international arbitrations, appeals of arbitration awards to the Court of Session and the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Scotland. 

Jamie studied law in Scotland and Belgium before embarking on his career in practice.

Career

2017 – Solicitor Advocate

2012 – Qualified Solicitor

2011 – Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

2010 – Trainee Solicitor

Member

Law Society of Scotland

Society of Solicitor Advocates (and Committee Member)

Education

2009 – DipLP – University of Dundee

2008 – LL.B (Hons) – University of Glasgow and Universiteit Gent, Belgium


Scotland: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

BTO Solicitors LLP, which fields six solicitor advocates, undertakes a comprehensive range of property disputes for insurance companies, property developers, property managers, registered social landlords and housebuilders, among others. David Young was the lead adviser to ELB Securities Limited (the owner of commercial premises on Buchanan Street in Glasgow) on a case which is the leading authority on the status of property disclaimed by the Crown during a time when a company has been struck off the register of companies. Bill Speirs, Jilly Petrie and others are acting for a large insurance company in a claim by William Grant & Sons, which arose from the collapse of the roofs of its warehouses as a result of heavy snowfalls in 2009 and 2010. Grant Hunter and Graeme Kelly are advising Pendragon Plc on a compensation claim at the Lands Tribunal, which relates to a CPO by Glasgow City Council to build a link road though the client's commercial premises in the east end of Glasgow. Mark Morton leads the team, which also includes consultant Robin Macpherson and Angus Crawford. Associates Mark McCluskie, Michael Collins and Jamie Reekie are also recommended. Tony Jones QC departed for Brodies LLP.

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