Four solicitors promoted at Morton Fraser

mfraserFour solicitors have been promoted to partner at Morton Fraser, bringing the number of new partners at the Scottish law firm in the past year to eleven.

In recognition and reward for their depth of experience and expertise, Iain Young, David Stewart, Brian Macfarlane and Lucia Clark will take up positions in the corporate, commercial property, house builder and family law teams respectively.

The new partners will start in the new roles from 1 May 2015.

Morton Fraser chief executive Chris Harte said: “These promotions reflect the forward momentum we are enjoying across the firm’s corporate, real estate and family law teams and where our strength in depth is clearly driving new business.

“Iain has unrivalled expertise in crowdfunding having sat as a director on the board of Scotland’s leading crowdfunding company and since he joined Morton Fraser, the firm is now recognised by Chambers for Sports Law. David and Brian have both been instrumental in leading high value deals for the commercial property and house-builder teams. Clients are on the acquisition trail and their expertise is vital. While Lucia becomes the third partner in our Family Law practice, where her specialist knowledge for cross border and international law builds on the team’s extensive skills.

“I’d like to offer my congratulations to all four. This is an exciting time for Morton Fraser. The position we are taking on the clarity of costs and advice is generating real energy around the firm as we look to maximise the opportunities of a stronger and more confident economy.”