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Interlaw’s Scottish Firm Announces New Partner Appointments

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Morton Fraser, Interlaw’s partner firm in Scotland, has appointed four new partners across its litigation and private client divisions. 

Nicola Edgar and Emma Wood began their legal careers at Morton Fraser as trainee lawyers, demonstrating Morton Fraser’s commitment to developing its people. Nicola Edgar is a personal injury specialist and becomes a partner in the litigation division, while Emma Wood becomes a partner in the firm’s succession and tax team, specialising in estate planning. 

Sarah Gilzean is an accredited specialist in discrimination and employment law and becomes a partner in the firm's employment law team, as does Alan Delaney, who is also an accredited specialist in employment law. The firm has also made a further 11 internal promotions across senior solicitor, associate, senior associate and legal director roles. 

Chris Harte, chief executive at Morton Fraser, said: “This year’s promotions reflect our continuing commitment to the development and growth of our people. As part of our ‘talent first’ strategy, we seek to attract the best talent, regardless of background, and invest in the individual from there. We are delighted to recognize this year’s new partners and promotions and look forward to seeing them continuing to flourish in their new roles.”