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Gary is a partner in the commercial team with experience in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including share and business sales & purchases, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, commercial contracts and general corporate & commercial advice. Also involved in sports law, particularly in relation to football.
Has acted for a variety of clients, including SMEs/private companies, publicly listed companies and private equity funds, across a number of different sectors.
Experienced in cross-jurisdictional transactions, having previously worked in London and Dubai.
Recent notable transactions include: acting for the Borrower in a multi-million pound refinancing encompassing various transactions required to raise necessary funding; acting for company in the insolvency sector in relation to a series of acquisitions of related businesses; acting for Scottish / Dutch joint venture company in the logistics sector in relation to the establishment of the company in Scotland; and acting for the Scottish FA and its subsidiary, Hampden Park Limited, in relation to various issues concerning the use of Hampden Park.
Trained, assistant Dundas & Wilson CS LLP (2000-04); associate, senior associate Allen & Overy LLP (2004-08); senior associate Levy & McRae (2008-11); partner (2011-14); partner BTO Solicitors LLP (2014-present).
Law Society of Scotland.
University of Glasgow (1995-99 LLB Hons); Glasgow Graduate School of Law (1999-2000 Dip LP).
Football; cinema; reading.
Scotland: Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
Within: Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
At BTO Solicitors LLP, recently promoted partner Scott Wyper advised Scott Timber on its acquisition of a competitor. Jeremy Glen leads the team, which also includes Alastair Dunn, Andrew Sleigh and Gary Booth.