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We are trusted by clients because we focus on what matters: delivering practical advice and transparency on costs. It's not complicated.

We understand your needs and are committed to a user-friendly style of business. Speak with one of our legal experts today.

Together we are stronger

At Morton Fraser MacRoberts, we provide clients with unparalleled access to one of the largest legal resources in Scotland. With a team of over 250 lawyers, we seamlessly integrate business acumen with innovative approaches, guaranteeing exceptional client service and unrivalled expertise.

We are proud to work on behalf of our clients, offering solutions to today's challenges, and contributing to a brighter future for all.

Expertise to meet your needs

We are a full-service firm, offering practical legal advice for businesses, the public sector, individuals and families.

  • Real Estate

    Our Real Estate team has strength in depth in every aspect of Scottish property, acting for a wide range of occupiers, developers and investors.

    We have extensive experience in all real estate sectors - including offices, retail, hospitality and leisure, student accommodation, industrial and logistics and also agricultural and rural.

    Our cohort includes a very experienced and bespoke team who represent most of the major UK housebuilders - and another market leading practice who act for some of the UK's biggest SIPP and SSAS providers.

    In addition to core real estate services, our Firm can provide advice on all related real estate issues such as construction, environmental, planning, property finance and dispute resolution.

    You can get in touch using the form below. 

  • Corporate & Commercial

    Our corporate and commercial lawyers have significant expertise in advising businesses on all matters from start-up to exit, mergers and acquisitions, crafting commercial contracts, protecting intellectual property rights, restructuring and insolvency, pensions and share schemes, banking and finance, and other challenges that affect our clients’ businesses across a wide range of sectors.

    Our experienced solicitors provide tailored legal advice to clients, and have been recognised for their expertise in The Legal 500 and Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession.

    You can get in touch using the form below. 

  • Construction & Projects

    Our team of construction lawyers advises clients at all stages of the construction process, including both contentious and non-contentious construction matters. Our expertise includes drafting bespoke construction contracts, dealing with contract claims and conflict management, as well as formal dispute resolution procedures.

    We have been at the forefront of PFI/PPP/NPD and Project Finance structures for over 20 years and we are established as one of the leading firms in this field, acting for authorities, SPV and equity clients, and construction and facilities management/operational contractors.

    We take time to fully understand our clients' needs and apply our extensive experience to identify and manage risks. We provide practical advice to facilitate the best possible outcomes for our clients.

    You can get in touch using the form below. 

  • Litigation

    Our litigation and dispute resolution team is one of the largest of its kind in Scotland. Our lawyers specialise in a wide range of areas including commercial litigation, real estate litigation including planning, debt and asset recovery, fraud and financial crime, professional negligence, inquiries, insolvency litigation, insurance litigation, personal injury and employment disputes.

    We support businesses and individuals in all aspects of dispute resolution, working with our clients to achieve practical and cost-effective solutions at all times. Our clients include leading national businesses, the public sector and high-net-worth private individuals and entrepreneurs, as well as a large number of small to medium-sized enterprises.

    You can get in touch using the form below. 

  • Private Client

    Our team of top-ranked, market-leading Private Client lawyers has a strong reputation and proven track record in addressing complex personal and family affairs.

    From private wealth management and supporting clients with tax and succession planning for later life, to supporting families at home and abroad in difficult situations, including divorce, disputes involving children and family business management. We can offer advice and support, with empathy and discretion.

    You can get in touch using the form below. 

  • Public Sector

    Our Public Sector team is one of the largest in Scotland, and we are recognised as one of the leading firms in this field. We understand the legal and legislative processes affecting the public sector and can help our clients through the public law landscape, with many years of experience in working with and advising Local Authorities, Scottish Government, UK Government, and other public sector bodies including charities and third sector organisations.

    Our procurement team is a market leader in Scotland and recognised throughout the UK as a specialist adviser to contracting authorities and bidders on all aspects of public contracting, particularly on major infrastructure, NPD and hub models, health, education, transport as well as digital technology procurements.

    UK subsidy control rules control the way in which public funds can be used to support commercial activities, replacing former EC State aid rules. The recently-introduced rules are complex and differ in some important respects from EC State aid rules.

    You can get in touch using the form below. 

Building trust in everything we do

Leading industry experts rate us highly for our work. Our credentials include being ranked in the world's top legal directories and accreditations for business excellence, as well as prestigious affiliations, memberships and accolades.

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From our offices we serve the whole of Scotland, as well as clients around the world with interests in Scotland.

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