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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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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.

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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. The firm, which employs over 250 people across offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, is the only Scottish law firm named in the UK-wide Top 10 list, which aims to celebrate and showcas

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Morton Fraser has appointed Martin Minton as a senior solicitor in its agricultural and rural team. He joins from Inksters, where he started his career almost 10 years ago as a student researcher and subsequently a trainee solicitor.

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Independent law firm Morton Fraser has announced the appointment of Jenny Dickson as its new chairman, succeeding Maggie Moodie. Ms Dickson, a partner in the firm's litigation team, replaces Ms Moodie as both chair of the firm and leader of its public sector practice following her retirement in Apri

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The number of Scottish firms facing insolvency is expected to increase sharply as government loans require to be paid. R3, trade body for insolvency and restructuring accountants, said the first quarter of 2021 had seen a sharp fall in companies and individuals becoming bankrupt.

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