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BTO Solicitors LLP

Work 0141 221 8012
Fax 0141 221 7803
Edinburgh, Glasgow

Jeremy Glen

Work 0141 221 8012
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.



Highly esteemed in his field, particularly for his ability to provide clarity in all situations, Jeremy provides commercial and corporate advice to banks, major construction companies, property developers, plcs and hotel chains, as well as a range of owner-managed businesses. Practice areas: acquisition/disposal of licensed property/companies/businesses; partnership agreements (including medical); commercial contracts of all natures; corporate/asset acquisitions and disposals; consortium/joint venture agreements; funding arrangements & Bank finance; commercial securities. Recent work includes advising in relation to acquisition of a group of 3 hotels, hotel management agreements, and various corporate acquisitions.


Trained Tindal Oatts; qualified 1990; partner BTO Solicitors LLP 1996. Assistant, Tindal Oatts (1990-96); partner, Tindal Oatts (then BTO Solicitors LLP) (1996 to date).

Current directorships: The Glasgow Academy and The Glasgow Academy War Memorial Trust (charity).


Law Society of Scotland.


The Glasgow Academy; Aberdeen University (1988 LLB, Dip LP).


Sailing, curling and travel. Clubs include Clyde Cruising Club, Mudhook Yacht Club and The Royal Western Yacht Club.

Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow

Within: Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow

BTO Solicitors LLP’s broad client base includes housebuilders, funders, entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses and national/international businesses. In addition to assisting with funding transactions and organisational restructurings, the firm also handles acquisitions and disposals, MBOs, joint ventures and investment agreements, among other matters. Jeremy Glen leads the team, which is ‘realistic in its timescales and always provides value for money’. Singled out for particular client praise is the ‘very pragmaticAndrew Sleigh, who acted for Cooper Cromar Group (a vehicle used by the management team) in the MBO of Cooper Cromar Limited. Gary Booth handles a variety of matters for clients in the SME sector, including share and business purchases or sales, shareholder agreements and commercial contracts. Scott Wyper, who made partner in 2016, draws work from a wide range of sectors, with a particular specialism in renewable energy transactions. Alastair Dunn is another key individual.

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Scotland: Projects, energy and natural resources

Energy (excluding oil and gas)

Within: Energy (excluding oil and gas)

BTO Solicitors LLP’s practice handles a range of issues for various stakeholders in the renewable/alternative energy sector, including corporate structures, project finance and asset finance, commercial contracts, investments into projects and site acquisitions. Its wide-ranging experience encompasses schemes related to onshore wind, solar, hydro, biomass, community renewables and energy-from-waste. Nicolas McBride and Jeremy Glen jointly head the team, which acted for Garbhaig Hydro Power Company on the redevelopment of a 2MW storage hydro scheme, and advised Triodos Bank on the financing of a three-turbine wind farm, which is being developed as a joint venture between Community Energy Scotland and a housing association. Scott Wyper, chairman Alan Borthwick and David Gibson are other key partners in the team, which includes associates Marieclaire Reid, Jennifer Whitelaw and Caroline Earnshaw.

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