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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

Jamie Reekie

Tel:
Work 0131 222 2939
Email:
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Position

Jamie is a Senior Solicitor in BTO’s Commercial Dispute Resolution department, based in our Edinburgh Office.  Jamie advises clients in a wide variety of matters including debt recovery, contractual disputes and insolvency. 

Jamie began specialising in civil litigation during his legal traineeship and has continued to do so since qualifying as a solicitor in 2012.  Jamie was granted rights of audience in the Court of Session, Supreme Court and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in August 2017 and will be admitted as a Solicitor Advocate later in the year. 

Jamie represents a range of clients, from private individuals to large corporate clients.  He appears regularly in the Sheriff Court and as instructing agent in the Court of Session.  Once admitted as a Solicitor Advocate, Jamie is looking forward to exercising his extended rights of audience and representing clients in the superior courts.  As well as litigation, Jamie is experienced in alternative dispute resolution methods, in particular arbitration.  Jamie’s experience includes conducting international arbitrations, appeals of arbitration awards to the Court of Session and the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Scotland. 

Career

2017 – Solicitor Advocate

2012 – Qualified Solicitor

2001 – Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

2010 – Trainee Solicitor

Member

Law Society of Scotland

Education

2009 – DipLP – University of Dundee

2008 – LL.B (Hons) – University of Glasgow and Universiteit Gent, Belgium


Scotland: Dispute resolution

Debt recovery

Within: Debt recovery

BTO Solicitors LLP handles secured and unsecured debt recoveries, as well as insolvency-related recoveries. Dorothy Hatfield has particular experience of matters involving fraud-related issues. The firm acts for clients including SMEs, registered social landlords, insolvency practitioners, banks and other financial institutions. In addition to handling Scottish recoveries work, the firm’s membership of Mackrell International (a network of international law firms) sees it regularly advise on matters with cross-border issues. Practice head Grant Hunter, solicitor advocate Tony Jones and senior solicitor Ross Campbell are representing Highland Wood Energy in litigation centred on Highland Council’s purported early termination of a biomass heating contract on the grounds of alleged material non-performance by the client. The client refutes the allegation, and seeks payment of more than £200,000 of unpaid invoices for fuel supplies. Other recommended individuals include David Young, who made partner in 2016, consultant Robin Macpherson, associate Kirsteen Maclean, and senior solicitors Ross Campbell and Jamie Reekie.

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