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Morton Fraser has announced 22 promotions across its real estate, corporate, litigation and private client teams. The promotions include the appointment of Emma Kiel, Suzanne Sutherland, Ewan McGillivray and Nicola Edgar to legal director, within the real estate and litigation teams.

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Whilst access to cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening, Botox injections and skin peels may have once been the preserve of those in the world of modelling and fashion, Scots across the country are now undergoing thousands of cosmetic enhancements every year due to the increased availability an

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We are often asked about the system for the regulation of the sale of alcohol in Scotland and it is suggested that this bears a close relationship with that in England and Wales. Yes, there are similarities but also significant differences. So how is the sale of alcohol regulated in Scotland? The Li

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Jenny Dickson of Morton Fraser discusses how the high-profile beaver protection case involved the use of crowdfunding and a protective expenses order to fund the litigation. One Scottish case which captured the headlines in 2021 was the battle to save the beavers. An environmental charity, Trees For

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With the UK government protections to prevent a flood of corporate insolvencies all now tailing off, will 2022 see the much talked about "tsunami" of insolvencies? Market views on that are mixed but it does seem certain that there will be at least a significant upturn in insolvencies compared to 202

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Morton Fraser has advised on the sale of the largest full-service film studio in Scotland to a US-based real estate investment company. A multi-disciplinary team, including corporate, real estate and banking experts, advised Wardpark Studios, which is home to the hit TV series, Outlander.

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The pandemic has forced separating families, and their lawyers, to work very differently over the past 18 months. Compounded by Brexit and general economic uncertainty, the future for family law, and those couples and families affected by it, may be unrecognisable by the end of the next decade, comp

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Morton Fraser has appointed three partners across its real estate, corporate and private client teams. Two have come from other firms, with Chris McLeish joining Morton Fraser’s real estate team from DWF and Andrew Walker joining the corporate team from Addleshaw Goddard. Marking ongoing inves

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Morton Fraser has been appointed to the APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges) Legal Services Framework Agreement. Morton Fraser is one of six law firms appointed to the new framework agreement which delivers legal services to Scottish universities, colleges and associate members.

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Surely I must have learnt something. I started work as a trainee solicitor (or an 'articled clerk' as I was then known) in September 1990, qualifying as a solicitor two years later. It’s therefore over 30 years since I was first let loose on the unsuspecting public as a purveyor of legal advic

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Laura McKenna considers the importance for medical evidence to be accurate and relevant for employers considering the health of their employees. Whenever an employee's health is an issue, obtaining the right medical evidence is going to be crucial in ensuring a subsequent dismissal is both fair and

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