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BTO Solicitors LLP

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Edinburgh, Glasgow

Jamie Reekie

Work 0131 222 2939
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution


Jamie is an Associate and Solicitor Advocate 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.  In October 2017, Jamie qualified as a Solicitor Advocate and has a right of audience before the Court of Session, Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and the United Kingdom Supreme Court. He is now exercising that right of audience and has begun appearing regularly in the Court of Session.

Jamie represents a range of clients, from private individuals to large corporate clients.  He appears regularly in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. Jamie’s practice includes the obtaining of emergency interdicts, protective diligence and the enforcement of Scottish and foreign court awards. 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. 

Jamie studied law in Scotland and Belgium before embarking on his career in practice.


2017 – Solicitor Advocate

2012 – Qualified Solicitor

2011 – Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

2010 – Trainee Solicitor


Law Society of Scotland

Society of Solicitor Advocates (and Committee Member)


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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