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Corporate, insolvency and corporate recovery.
Partner and accredited specialist in insolvency law
Member of the corporate department specialising in SME corporate and commercial transactions, boardroom and shareholder disputes, corporate insolvency and sports law. Adviser to the Scottish Football Association in relation to various issues including Rangers FC; acted for vendors of Gilchrist Steels Limited in sale to Bute Blacksmiths plc; the vendors of Inverclyde Funeral Services Limited to Dignity PLC; for Carrington Dean Group Limited in acquisition of Simple Financial Solutions; and for Royal Troon Golf Club in constitutional change regarding admission of women.
Trained Bird Semple Crawford Herron; partner McLure Naismith (1987-94); partner Burness LLP (now Burness Paull LLP) (1994-2008); partner Levy & McRae (2008-14); partner BTO Solicitors LLP (2014-present).
Dutch (conversational level).
Law Society of Scotland (accredited specialist in insolvency law).
Royal Troon Golf Club; Pollok Golf Club; Golf House Club.
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.
Scotland: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)
BTO Solicitors LLP’s work includes regulatory matters, event hosting agreements and governance-related issues. Andrew Sleigh advised on the merger of the Scottish Golf Union and Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association. Other clients include the Scottish Football Association.