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Insurance, product liability, property and fraud.
Mark works in BTO’s Insurance team providing advice on property disputes, large construction and engineering claims and product liability claims. Mark has been a Solicitor Advocate for over 14 years and has over 20 years’ experience of working in dispute resolution. Noted for being an imaginative problem solver, Mark has an ability to be able to analyse claims quickly and to devise strategies which will deliver clients with excellent results. Recent work includes a flooding claim affecting over 20 properties, damages claims involving properties damaged by defective piling work, a multi million pound claim involving a leaking leisure centre and fire claims arising from allegedly defective electrical products.
Partner BTO Solicitors LLP (2009 - present); Associate, BTO (2008 – 2009); Dundas & Wilson (1995 – 2008); MacRoberts (1993-1995); Trained Bishop & Robertson Chalmers; qualified 1992.
Law Society of Scotland.
Kelvinside Academy; Edinburgh University (1990 LLB (Hons)).
Cycling and gardening.
Scotland: Real estate
Within: Property litigation
BTO Solicitors LLP’ Tony Jones and recently promoted partner David Young are representing ELB Securities at the Supreme Court in a high-profile case that addresses the effect of a company’s dissolution (and subsequent restoration to the register) on the status of property it once owned. Mark Morton heads the practice, which undertakes a significant amount of work for insurers such as RSA, NFU Mutual and Brit Insurance. Robin Macpherson joined from Brodies LLP in 2015.