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Interlaw's Scottish Firm, Morton Fraser Appoints Jenny Dickson as Chair

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Interlaw’s partner firm in Scotland, Morton Fraser, has appointed Jenny Dickson as chair. Jenny, a partner in the firm’s litigation team, replaces Maggie Moodie who retired in April. Jenny has also replaced Maggie in leading the firm’s public sector practice.   

Jenny is an advocate for social inclusion within the sector, and one of her priorities in her new role is to set out and implement a vision for a more inclusive legal industry. She is particularly passionate about breaking down barriers to social mobility and legal education.   

Commenting on the news, Chris Harte, CEO at Morton Fraser, said: “Jenny’s passion and experience makes her an excellent choice for the position of Chair of Morton Fraser. I am looking forward to working with her to continue to evolve Morton Fraser as a modern, flexible and inclusive business and place of work which, in turn, means we can continue to deliver the best possible service to our clients. I’d also like to thank Maggie for her outstanding stewardship over the past four years.”   

Jenny Dickson, added: “I am proud and excited to have been appointed Chair of Morton Fraser. Driving the legal industry forward for the better starts from within. I will be advocating for more inclusive practises where possible and will level the playing field with our own recruitment to identify outperformers from diverse backgrounds, while exploring other diversity access schemes that can help make a difference to the sector across Scotland.”