A Highly Experienced Team, On Your Side
The BTO Music & Creative team is headed up by partners Paul Motion and Lynn Richmond.
The team are well connected into the Scottish creative sector and with the launch of this dedicated unit the team can cater to the needs of creative clients from start-ups to major artists.
Partner and Solicitor Advocate
Paul Motion, Partner and Accredited Specialist in data protection and FOI, is a highly experienced intellectual property practitioner (both contentious and non-contentious). Paul also has a well-known practice in defamation, media and social media law which is increasingly called upon by his clients who have ranged from politicians and executives to record production companies. For the past ten years, he has presented an annual event at the Edinburgh Fringe to explain his areas of interest to artist managers, artists, producers and authors.
BTO Partner Lynn Richmond is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Intellectual Property and is WS Accredited in Commercial Litigation. She has been involved in a number of high profile cases advising clients on intellectual property disputes and is a Trustee of the National Galleries of Scotland.
Lauren McFarlane is a Senior Solicitor within BTO’s commercial dispute resolution, intellectual property and data protection teams. With experience working at Hearst Magazines in New York City and a Master’s degree in Publishing, she has acquired industry insight and is now a qualified solicitor for practice in Scotland, England and Wales.
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