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BTO Solicitors LLP

ONE EDINBURGH QUAY, 133 FOUNTAINBRIDGE, EDINBURGH, EH3 9QG, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 222 2939
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 2949
DX:
ED77 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
Edinburgh, Glasgow
BTO Solicitors LLP, Tony Jones QC, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

Tony Jones QC

Tel:
Work 0131 222 2930
Email:
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Civil litigation, Advocacy.

Position

Partner and Solicitor Advocate

Head of BTO’s Commercial Dispute Resolution Department, head of ADVantage advocacy (17 solicitor advocates) and BTO’s senior Solicitor Advocate. Defends and pursues professional negligence actions and deals with construction and property disputes. Particular experience of corporate boardroom disputes, including “unfair prejudice” petitions, just and equitable winding ups and derivative actions. Appears in the Supreme Courts in commercial litigation and higher value reparation matters. Recent successes as Solicitor Advocate include MacRoberts LLP v McCrindle Group Ltd (successfully acting for Pursuers at appeal and trail in a Professional Indemnity matter); Esso Petroleum Co Ltd v Scottish Ministers (successfully acting for the Interlink joint venture at trial in a dispute about contaminated land); ELB Securities Ltd v Alan Love (successfully acting at Appeal in this dispute about the terms of Section 1034 of the Companies Act 2006); Cora Foundation v East Dunbartonshire Council (successfully acting in Appeal regarding damages for riot); Hendrick v Chief Constable (acting in an Appeal against the decision of the Lord Ordinary in a Judicial Review action).

Career

Partner and head of BTO ADVantage Chambers, BTO Solicitors LLP, (2003–present); Partner and Solicitor Advocate, Ketchen & Stevens WS, (2000–2003); Partner, Fraser Brooks & Co SSC, (1994–1999); Aitken Nairn WS, (1990–1994); Major, Lowland Volunteers (1990–2003). Territorial Decoration.

Languages

French (basic).

Member

Information and Communicatrions Technology Committee of the Scottish Civil Justice Council; law Society of Scotland’s Rights of Audience Committee; council member of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet.

Education

George Watson’s College; Edinburgh University (1987 MA); Dundee University (1989 LLB, 1990 Dip LP; 1991 NP, 1997 WS); qualified as solicitor advocate (1999).

Leisure

Outdoor pursuits and family.

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