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Morton Fraser

Employment

5 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Advises both private and public sector clients on a diverse range of employment issues. Its deep bench of practitioners has extensive experience in employment tribunals as well as notable expertise in matters relating to equal pay. Also advises senior employers on a wide range of matters, including terminations and exits. Further strength handling TUPE transfers.

Strengths

One client states: "They are incredibly knowledgeable and strategic thinkers, and give common-sense advice."

"They have a pragmatic and commercial approach," adds another client.

Work highlights

Acted for Unison on equal pay litigation brought by its members against Glasgow City Council.

Notable practitioners

David Hossack acts for unions and their members on equal pay litigation, with further strength advising senior executives on departure negotiations.
"He is very good - calm and knowledgeable."

David Walker frequently advises clients on employment litigation matters, including equal pay, age and sex discrimination and unfair dismissal claims. He has further strength advising on TUPE matters.
"He is extremely diligent and professional, and leaves no stone unturned."

Innes Clark assists clients with unfair dismissal and discrimination claims, in addition to advising on TUPE implications of corporate transactions. He also advises on matters surrounding the departure of senior executives.
"His main strength is his ability to give excellent legal advice in a language we can understand. He goes above and beyond the call of duty." "His advice is always considered, balanced and practical."

Lindsey Cartwright advises clients on redundancies and TUPE transfers, and regularly handles unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.
"She is professional, pragmatic and provides excellent solutions."

Sarah Gilzean assists clients with large-scale equal pay litigation and advises on TUPE issues, holiday pay claims and industrial relations.
"She is a highly experienced and competent lawyer who immediately homes in on and understands issues, bringing appropriate advice while understanding your institutional context."

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Scotland

Employment


David Hossack
Band 3
David Walker
Band 3
Innes Clark
Band 2
Lindsey Cartwright
Band 2
Sarah Gilzean
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