Morton Fraser



Morton Fraser lands Scottish government property contract

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

Maggie Moodie: Change is no bad thing

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 reappointed to City of Edinburgh Council legal panel

Morton Fraser has been reappointed to provide legal services to the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC).

Published 18 December 2019

Julie Scott-Gilroy accredited as construction specialist

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

Amar Wali made partner at Morton Fraser

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 reappointed by Ministry of Defence to provide Scottish legal services

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: Benefiting business in Scotland's commercial courts

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

Rory Alexander: Council collaboration to accelerate economic growth in the Borders

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

Morton Fraser: Majority of Scottish SMEs do not get clear advice from law firms

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

Morton Fraser records 12 per cent decline in profit

Morton Fraser has recorded like-for-like revenue growth of £22 million while profit has declined by 12 per cent to less than £12m.

Published 22 July 2019

Morton Fraser appoints Alistair Anderson as a consultant

Morton Fraser has appointed Alistair Anderson as consultant to its agricultural and rural property team.

Published 27 June 2019

In pictures... More for Lawyers conference

Morton Fraser's annual More for Lawyers conference took place yesterday.

Published 17 May 2019

Morton Fraser public sector team expands local authority work

Morton Fraser has been reappointed to provide legal services to Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council. The appointment follows a competitive tendering exercise to win a place on the councils' framework.

Published 13 May 2019

Morton Fraser appoints Stuart McWilliams and Catriona MacPhail as partners

Morton Fraser has announced the appointment of Stuart McWilliams and Catriona MacPhail as partners in its immigration and private client divisions.

Published 29 April 2019

Alyson Cowan: Importance of limitation clauses in collateral warranties

Alyson Cowan, solicitor in the commercial real estate team at Morton Fraser, writes on the importance of limitation clauses in collateral warranties.

Published 18 April 2019