A Highly Experienced Team, On Your Side
The BTO Music & Creative team is headed up by Paul Motion, along with Lynn Richmond, Partner and Jonathan Tait, Solicitor.
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.
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 WS Accredited in Commercial Litigation and has been involved in a number of high profile cases advising clients on intellectual property disputes. She is a director of the Scottish Society for Computers and Law.
Solicitor Jonathan Tait offers clients the rare advantage of combining legal knowledge with hands-on experience in the music industry, having worked in A&R, as an Indie label head, as an artist and tour manager and latterly in music education.