Morton Fraser

Primary Interlaw Contact:

R. Bruce Wood

Morton Fraser is a thriving, top ten Scottish law firm delivering clear legal advice to businesses, the public sector, families and individuals. The firm has had a strong presence in Scotland for over 180 years, and in 2013 it joined forces with the country's oldest law firm, Macdonalds, which can trace its origins back to 1614.

Main practice areas:

  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Reorganization
  • Business, Commercial & Corporate Law
  • Competition Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Distribution Law
  • Employment & Labor
  • Environmental Law
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Financing Transactions
  • Franchising
  • Immigration
  • IP/IT
  • Land Use and Real Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privatization
  • Securities
  • Tax
  • Trusts and Estates
  • White Collar Criminal Defense

To complement this, Morton Fraser has a base in London to meet the needs of clients and contacts located south of the border and has links to over 160 international firms as the only Scottish member of Interlaw. With a highly talented team of lawyers, Morton Fraser provides specialist expertise across six main business areas: banking, corporate, commercial real estate, litigation, public sector and private client. The single word which captures what Morton Fraser stands for is “clarity”. The firm’s promise to clients is that that they will get clear advice, including clarity on cost, at every stage of the relationship.

Morton Fraser’s impressive client base includes BAA (now Heathrow Airport Holdings), Diageo, Royal Mail Group, The Ministry of Defence, Scottish Government, Tesco and Rockspring.

Office Location

Quartermile Two
2 Lister Square
Edinburgh, EH3 9GL
United Kingdom

Tel: (44-131) 247-1000

Fax: (44-131) 247-1007

Interlaw Contacts

R. Bruce Wood
(44-131) 247-1026

Austin Flynn
(44-131) 247-1260


Office Location

145 St Vincent Street
Glasgow G2 5JF
United Kingdom

Tel: (44-141) 274-1100

Fax: (44-141) 274-1129

Interlaw Contacts

Innes Clark
(44-131) 274-1181

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