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Jilly Petrie

BTO Solicitors LLP - Glasgow

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  • 48 St Vincent Street
  • Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
  • G2 5HS

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Practice Areas

Jilly is a Partner in the construction and engineering and construction insurance teams and is developing a strong reputation in the Scottish and wider UK market in respect of Scottish based disputes within these sectors. She is praised by clients for her technical ability and analytical and commercial approach to disputes and is known for being personable and empathetic. She handles complex construction and engineering claims for insurers and their insureds, including developers/employers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors. She represents clients in claims involving damage arising from a variety of construction projects, including piling damage claims, roof failures, gable wall collapses, environmental spillages and cases involving defective foundations. She also advises clients on insurance policy interpretation and indemnity issues. Within the construction and engineering team, Jilly acts in relation to disputes arising out of construction projects large and small, including payment, final account and extension of time disputes, and those regarding challenges to certification and construction defects. She represents clients in various forms of dispute resolution, including adjudication, mediation, expert determination and litigation. She has an LLM in Construction Law.

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Scotland.

Career

Partner, BTO Solicitors LLP (2015–Present); Assistant, BTO Solicitors LLP (2006-2015); Solicitor, Morisons Solicitors (2004–2006); Solicitor, The Anderson Partnership, Solicitors (2003–2004).

Personal

Cycling, travel, skiing.