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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

Jilly Petrie

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

Work Department

Construction and Insurance.

Position

Partner

Jilly is a Partner in the Construction and Engineering and Construction Insurance teams and has developed a strong reputation in the Scottish and wider UK market in respect of Scottish based disputes within these sectors. She is praised by clients for her technical ability and analytical and commercial approach to disputes and is known for being personable and empathetic. She handles complex construction and engineering claims for insurers and their insureds, including developers/employers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors. She represents clients in claims involving damage arising from a variety of construction projects, including piling damage claims, roof failures, gable wall collapses, environmental spillages and cases involving defective foundations. She also advises clients on insurance policy interpretation and indemnity issues. Within the Construction and Engineering team, Jilly acts in relation to disputes arising out of construction projects large and small, including payment, final account and extension of time disputes, and those regarding challenges to certification and construction defects. She represents clients in various forms of dispute resolution, including adjudication, mediation, expert determination and litigation. She has an LLM in Construction Law.

Career

Trainee Mitchell Roberton Solicitors (2001-02); trainee The Anderson Partnership (2003); solicitor (2003-04); solicitor Morisons Solicitors (2004-06); solicitor, senior solicitor, associate BTO Solicitors LLP (2006); partner since (2015).

Languages

English and French.

Member

Law Society of Scotland; NAWIC.

Education

Dingwall Academy; Aberdeen University, LLB HONS (2000 ); Edinburgh University, Dip LP(2001); Strathclyde University LLM Construction Law (2010).

Leisure

Cycling; travel and skiing.


Scotland: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

'Dealing with matters in a very prompt and timely manner', BTO Solicitors LLP is routinely called upon to act for clients in construction and engineering disputes involving insurance, liability and quantum matters alongside alleged defective designs, cost overruns and construction delays. The practice, led by the 'very helpful' Jilly Petrie, also handles adjudications and acts for developers, contractors and industry bodies.

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