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BTO Solicitors LLP

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Edinburgh, Glasgow

Neil Headrick

Work 0141 221 8012
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Private Client, Personal Tax, Trusts & Executries



Neil joined BTO as a partner in 2014 with more than 35 years’ experience in the legal profession.  After completing his apprenticeship, Neil spent the majority of his career at the well known family firm of Headrick Inglis Glen, which was established over 100 years ago by his great-grandfather. 


Over the course of his career Neil has developed knowledge of many different areas of law, but always with a focus on the private client area.  He has expertise in conveyancing, coupling detailed knowledge with the negotiation experience required to ensure successful outcomes for clients.  He also specialises in executry administration, particularly focusing on high value Inheritance Tax paying estates and complex estate distributions.  He acts a Trustee and advisor to continuing family and charitable trusts.  He has significant experience in the area of adult incapacity, acting in ongoing Power of Attorney administration and as a court appointed Guardian. 

The majority of his work is repeat business from existing clients and personal contacts, who rely upon his knowledge and experience, along with many word of mouth referrals.



Partner BTO Solicitors LLP (2014).


Clerk to the Incorporation of Skinners & Glovers of Glasgow


University of Dundee LLB 1977                                        

Scotland: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and executries

Within: Personal tax, trusts and executries

The ‘professional, knowledgeable and supportive’ team at BTO Solicitors LLP is particularly active in advising high-net-worth individuals on inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax planning matters alongside estate administration and will interpretation issues. Team head Roddy Harrison, who is known for his experience in business succession planning, advised a business client on capital gains and inheritance tax issues. He also advised a company shareholder and chairman entering retirement on loan notes with the aim of extracting him from the business with a continued income through the partial gifting and partial selling of shares in exchange for loan notes. In a separate matter, he assisted an entrepreneur with a will and other succession planning issues. Neil Headrick advised trustees on tax matters pertaining to land held for development. Claire MacPherson moved to Burness Paull LLP.

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