Morton Fraser is the market leader in Scotland in Fraud and Asset Recovery with unrivalled experience in particular of advising on the United Kingdom’s Proceeds of Crime Act. Our team is led by Douglas Milne, who until 2007 was the Deputy Head of the Scottish Ministers’ Civil Recovery Unit. Our core team includes three partners and two Associates all of whom specialise in this area of work. The firm acts for Government Departments such as the Civil Recovery Unit (the enforcement authority for the purposes of non-conviction based asset recovery in Scotland) and the Serious Organised Crime Agency. We are also instructed by interim administrators who have been appointed by the Courts in asset recovery cases. Our practice in this area includes advising clients who have been the victims of fraud. Clients include the National Australia Group. The firm also advise on compliance with European and United Kingdom Money Laundering Regulations.
Morton Fraser is one of Scotland’s largest law firm’s with offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow. We work with businesses, the public sector and non-profit organisations, as well as with individuals and families. The firm has 33 partners and around 250 staff.
Principal areas of work: Agriculture & Rural,
Asset & Invoice Finance,
Fraud & Asset Recovery,
IP & IT,
Planning & Environmental,
Shipping & Aviation,