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BTO Solicitors LLP

48 ST VINCENT STREET, GLASGOW, G2 5HS, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 221 8012
Fax:
Fax 0141 221 7803
DX:
GW96 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
Edinburgh, Glasgow

Mark Morton

Tel:
Work 0141 221 8012
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Insurance, product liability, property and fraud.

Position

Partner and Solicitor Advocate

Mark works in BTO’s Insurance team providing advice on property disputes; construction & engineering claims; product liability and on policy coverage. He is the head of that team which comprises 4 Partners, 5 associates and others.

Mark has been a Solicitor Advocate for over 17 years and has over 25 years’ experience of working in dispute resolution. He now works principally in the role of counsel for Court of Session cases and appears in the commercial court on a regular basis.  Recent work includes being junior counsel in a £19 million pound claim involving a leaking leisure centre & a defective chapel: Agro Invest v Morgan Associates; a £1.5 million claim involving defective cladding and roofing; an insurance coverage dispute: Wayne Gardner Young v RSA, claims arising from the high profile E.coli outbreak in 2016; an RTA resulting in a major oil leak: Mackenzie v DHL and Asda: and a commercial dispute about whether a product was responsible for the loss of a major strawberry crop.

Career

Partner BTO Solicitors LLP (2009 - present); Associate, BTO (2008 – 2009); Dundas & Wilson (1995 – 2008); MacRoberts (1993-1995); Trained Bishop & Robertson Chalmers; qualified 1992.

Languages

English.

Member

Law Society of Scotland; Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL); member of the FOIL sub-committee for Property litigation.

Education

Kelvinside Academy; Edinburgh University (1990 LLB (Hons)).

Leisure

Cycling and gardening.


Scotland: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

BTO Solicitors LLP's client base consists of insurers, housebuilders, estate owners and property developers, who regularly retain the 'sharp' team led by Mark Morton to assist with contentious property contract matters, eviction and various damage claims, including those arising from compulsory purchase orders. David Young is recommended for various commercial property disputes.

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