Morton Fraser

Morton Fraser appointed as legal adviser to Historic Environment Scotland

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

David Walker: Have domestic courts and tribunals been getting worker status wrong?

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

Talented bunch – 17 promotions at Morton Fraser

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

Access to mediation for employment disputes gets an online boost

Morton Fraser has launched an online fixed-price mediation service for employment disputes.

Published 22 June 2020

Morton Fraser wins police legal services appointment

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: Businesses restructuring should consider immigration implications

Stuart McWilliams details the immigration implications for businesses restructuring during the pandemic.

Published 22 May 2020

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