Morton Fraser

Morton Fraser names Jenny Dickson as chairman

Independent law firm Morton Fraser has announced the appointment of Jenny Dickson as its new chairman, succeeding Maggie Moodie.

Published 10 May 2021

Sarah Gilzean: Male employee’s shared parental leave not comparable to female adoption leave

Sarah Gilzean explains a recent case in which a male employee on shared parental leave could not compare his treatment with a female on adoption leave.

Published 4 May 2021

Scottish firms facing insolvency set to rise

The number of Scottish firms facing insolvency is expected to increase sharply as government loans require to be paid.

Published 30 April 2021

Insolvency expert Yvonne Brady joins Morton Fraser

Morton Fraser has appointed one of Scotland’s most respected restructuring and insolvency lawyers, Yvonne Brady, as head of strategy for restructuring and insolvency. 

Published 13 April 2021

Morton Fraser introduces success fee arrangements for commercial litigation

Morton Fraser has launched a new payment model as part of its commercial litigation practice to enable businesses to pursue disputes without significant financial risk.

Published 21 January 2021

Hayley Johnson joins Morton Fraser

Employment lawyer Hayley Johnson has joined Morton Fraser as an associate.

Published 11 January 2021

Laura McKenna: Employment tribunal finds employee’s paranoid delusions were not a disability

Laura McKenna discusses a case in which the claimant suffered from paranoid delusions, but was not considered to be disabled.

Published 25 September 2020

Morton Fraser donates £10,000 to Children 1st

Morton Fraser has donated £10,000 to Scotland's national children's charity, Children 1st, to ensure its Parentline service can continue to serve parents and carers throughout Scotland.

Published 14 September 2020

Morton Fraser and Dickson Minto commit to new contextualised recruitment system for trainees

Morton Fraser and Dickson Minto have committed to using the Law Society of Scotland's contextualised recruitment system to increase workplace diversity and social mobility.

Published 10 September 2020

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