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Stephen is the leader and manager of our large and growing team dealing with higher volume, lower value insurance work. He is experienced in dealing with all aspects of motor, employers’ liability and public liability personal injury claims and has extended rights of audience in the higher courts as a Solicitor Advocate. Recognising the importance of quality, economy and efficiency, his team provides a first rate service to insurers specifically targeted at early settlement and minimising costs. This specialist team is very important to BTO’s clients and Stephen’s experience and guiding hand ensures they keep on delivering results time and time again. He is considered by insurance clients as the “go to” solicitor for no nonsense, pragmatic and sensible advice on volume claims.
Partner, BTO Solicitors (2003 – present); Associate, BTO Solicitors (2001 – 2003); Solicitor, BTO Solicitors (2000 – 2001); Assistant, Anderson Fyfe (1998 – 2000); Assistant, Hennessy Bowie (1997 – 1998).
Conversational French and Swedish and a little German.
Law Society of Scotland
University of Glasgow, LLB (Hons), Dip. LP (1995); Admitted as a Solicitor Advocate (2006).
Walking, swimming, cooking, music and foreign travel.
Personal injury: defender
Within: Personal injury: defender
BTO Solicitors LLP ‘goes the extra mile to get results for its clients’. The firm’s expertise includes motor collisions, employers’ liability matters and asbestos claims. Carly Forrest represented an insurer in a legally-novel appeal by a woman who saw the wreckage of her son’s fatal car crash. Practice head Stephen Bryceland ‘has a very good awareness of what clients need’. Clients include Chubb Insurance and NFU Mutual.