Morton Fraser announces 17 promotions

Morton Fraser announces 17 promotions

Matthew Barclay

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

Matthew Barclay has been promoted to partner within the agricultural and rural team, after five years at the firm, in recognition of his contribution to a growing and experienced team.

Gail Watt, Fiona Hogg and Jennifer Thomson have all moved into the role of legal director in the agricultural and rural, real estate and litigation teams respectively.

In addition, four people have been promoted to senior solicitor and nine to associate in Morton Fraser’s litigation, private client, real estate, and corporate and banking teams. Almost half of those promoted have been with Morton Fraser since they were trainees.

Chris Harte, CEO at Morton Fraser, said: “Our talent-first strategy has been critical to our success in recent years. This not only means being able to attract the best talent externally, but also prioritising the development of our people from within.

“We are absolutely committed to creating a culture of excellence, which enables all of our people to be the best they can be.”

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