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Morton Fraser


Scottish v English property law a brief guide to the main practical differences

United Kingdom - August 20 2009 There are important differences between Scotland and England in relation to underlying property law, the procedures followed and also the terminology used

The importance of refund guarantees in shipbuilding contracts

United Kingdom - March 24 2009 Refund guarantees are commonly provided in new build vessel transactions

Dismissal for drinking during working hours found to be unfair

United Kingdom - April 5 2011 A man dismissed for drinking alcohol during working hours has had his claim for unfair dismissal upheld by the Employment Appeals Tribunal

Enforcement of security & the recovery of assets: a lender’s perspective

United Kingdom - March 25 2009 When taking security, it is imperative that the lender ensures its security will be effective in the event of the borrower’s insolvency or default, taking priority over third parties

Carey v HSBC Bank plc 2009 EWHC 3417 (QB)

United Kingdom - February 21 2011 Under Sections 77 to 79 of the CCA, lenders must supply a "true copy" of the credit or loan agreement to the borrowers when requested

Compensation awards in discrimination cases

United Kingdom - July 26 2013 The Equal Opportunities Review's annual report on discrimination awards is out and makes for very interesting reading

Do you plan your holiday better than your estate?

United Kingdom - July 26 2013 Having just returned from holiday and catching up with friends who have also just come back, we discussed the amount of preparation involved in

Holidays & employment law

United Kingdom - July 26 2013 It's that time of year again when, in search of hotter climes, visits are made to travel agents, lunch breaks are spent searching for the best deals

The Cairngorm Campaign and Others v. The Cairngorms National Park Authority and Davall Developments Limited and Tulloch Homes Limited and An Aamas Mor Developments LLP, 3 July 2013

United Kingdom - July 23 2013 Inner House case in which the Cairngorms Campaign and others applied to the court for reduction of a decision by the Cairngorm National Park

A place in the sun: owning a property abroad

United Kingdom - July 23 2013 As we return from our holidays and the post-holiday blues settle in, we turn our minds to next year's break. In a number of cases, thoughts turn to