Morton Fraser has been appointed to deliver full-service legal representation to Historic Environment Scotland for the next two years, with two possible one year extensions, following a competitive tender.
Published 14 July 2020
A recent decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union may impact on the Supreme Court when they consider the (in)famous Uber employment status case in July 2020, writes David Walker.
Published 2 July 2020
Morton Fraser has announced 17 new solicitor promotions. The appointments, effective from 1 July, cover the following practice areas: agricultural and rural, banking and finance, commercial property, construction, succession and tax planning, employment and litigation.
Published 30 June 2020
Morton Fraser has launched an online fixed-price mediation service for employment disputes.
Published 22 June 2020
Morton Fraser has been appointed to deliver a range of legal services to Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority (SPA).
Published 22 May 2020
Stuart McWilliams details the immigration implications for businesses restructuring during the pandemic.
Published 22 May 2020
Morton Fraser has been reappointed under the Scottish government’s Legal Services Framework to provide general property legal services for the next two years, with the option to extend the contract for a further two.
Published 20 February 2020
Business across almost every sector is undergoing significant change, and we can all see examples of new technologies and innovations disrupting “the way we do things”. The legal profession is not immune to this, writes Maggie Moodie.
Published 23 December 2019
Morton Fraser has been reappointed to provide legal services to the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC).
Published 18 December 2019
Julie Scott-Gilroy, an associate at Morton Fraser, has been accredited as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 17 December 2019
Morton Fraser has promoted commercial property expert Amar Wali to partner within its housebuilding and commercial real estate team.
Published 25 November 2019
Morton Fraser has been reappointed by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide legal services in Scotland for the next three years.
Published 24 October 2019
Richard McMeeken, partner at Morton Fraser, reflects on the benefits of the commercial courts system following its 25th anniversary earlier this year.
Published 8 October 2019
On the 1st July, the Borderlands Growth Deal was officially signed and will see £394.5 million invested into projects that involve five councils in the Borders. Three of these councils are in England, and the two Scottish councils are Dumfries and Galloway and Scottish Borders. The deal encourages collaboration between the local authorities in order to boost the area’s economy.
Published 2 October 2019
A new campaign has been launched today designed to highlight the disconnection between Scotland's law firms and the SME community – the majority of which lack clarity over fees and advice, according to research by Morton Fraser LLP.
Published 27 August 2019