Morton Fraser



Morton Fraser appointed to APUC legal services framework agreement

Morton Fraser has been appointed to the APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges) Legal Services Framework Agreement.

Published 25 November 2021

Laura McKenna: Must employers consult with disciplined employee about appropriate sanction?

An EAT judgment suggests failure to consult may render dismissal unfair, writes Laura McKenna.

Published 25 November 2021

Morton Fraser’s Iain Young helps club become youth sports charity

A rugby-loving Fife lawyer has tackled a sports charity’s toughest challenge, enabling more teenagers to gain from the game.

Published 5 November 2021

Austin Flynn: 30 years in law

Surely I must have learnt something.

Published 12 August 2021

Laura McKenna: Medical evidence must be up to date and focus on correct issues

Laura McKenna considers the importance for medical evidence to be accurate and relevant for employers considering the health of their employees.

Published 20 July 2021

Morton Fraser announces 17 promotions

Morton Fraser has announced 17 promotions across the firm, all of which will come into effect on 1 July.

Published 14 June 2021

Morton Fraser ranked in the UK’s top 10 best law firms to work for

Morton Fraser has been named one of the Top 10 Best Law Firms to Work For in the Best Companies to Work For 2021 lists.

Published 7 June 2021

Martin Minton joins Morton Fraser’s agricultural and rural team

Morton Fraser has appointed Martin Minton as a senior solicitor in its agricultural and rural team.

Published 14 May 2021

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