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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

Claire White

Tel:
Work 0141 221 8012
Email:
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Insurance

Position

Partner

Claire is a Partner in BTO’s Insurance team, and has over 20 years’ experience in Insurance litigation, acting for insurers and self-insured clients as Defenders in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts. Claire joined BTO in 2008 and has spent her entire career as a litigator instructed by many of the UK’s largest insurers. 

Claire is vastly experienced in dealing with all types of EL, PL and complex Motor claims, including catastrophic injuries; product liability claims, particularly injuries arising out of allegedly defective medical devices; clinical negligence; Health & Safety prosecutions arising out of workplace injuries and fatalities; marine accidents; and claims arising out of large scale incidents such as water pollution and gas leaks.  She also often advises insurers on policy issues.

Claire has a particular interest in claims where fraud is suspected, chronic pain, psychiatric injuries, and has also successfully defended a number of workplace stress / bullying claims.

Career

Trained Simpson & Marwick WS (now Clyde & Co), Edinburgh; Qualified 1997; Associate, Simpson & Marwick, Edinburgh; Associate, BTO, Glasgow; Partner, BTO, Glasgow (2016 - present).

Education

LLB (Hons), Scots Law; University of Strathclyde (1990-1994); PG Diploma, Legal Practice, University of Strathclyde (1995). 


Scotland: Insurance

Personal injury: defender

Within: Personal injury: defender

BTO Solicitors LLP handles a wide spectrum of defendant personal injury work, and attracts praise for ‘putting the client first’ as well as ‘providing a first-class service in a timely manner’. The ‘knowledgeable, strategic and detailedCatherine Currie acted for Aspen Insurance in a health and safety case pertaining to the claimant’s work accident. The ‘outstandingGarry Ferguson, who ‘displays a good understanding of insurers’ needs and expectations’, handled multiple claims for an insurance client following the claimant’s tractor accident. Carly Forrest acted for Amlin Insurance in a Court of Session action. Stephen Bryceland heads the team, which includes Claire White, who was elevated to the partnership.

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