Morton Fraser invests in agricultural and rural team with senior appointment

Martin Minton joins Morton Fraser as a Senior Solicitor

MORTON Fraser, one of the largest independent law firms in Scotland, has appointed Martin Minton as a Senior Solicitor to its Agricultural and Rural team. Martin began in his role on the 10 May 2021 as the first step in the firm’s plans to invest in and grow the team over the next 12 months.

Martin joins from Inksters, where he started his career almost 10 years ago as a student researcher and subsequently a trainee solicitor. Martin grew up on a croft in Wester Ross, and now specialises in crofting law, providing legal advice and support with purchasing, selling and registering crofts, as well as with access issues, boundary disputes and crofting succession. 

Michael Ramsay, Partner and Divisional Head of Real Estate at Morton Fraser, said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin to our Agricultural and Rural team, which provides specialist advice in all sectors of the agricultural and rural environment to both private and public sector clients. Martin joins a cohort of experienced lawyers in the field and we look forward to continuing to grow this expert team.”

Martin Minton, Senior Solicitor in the Agricultural and Rural team at Morton Fraser, added: “I am thrilled to join the team at Morton Fraser. They are always a pleasure to meet at the other end of a case, and the firm has a strong reputation for being a great place to work. I’m looking forward to focusing even more on providing crofting legal advice to a variety of clients.” 

The Agricultural and Rural team provides advice to both private and public sector clients, including the Scottish Wildlife Trust and Scottish Government. Martin is based in Morton Fraser’s Glasgow office.

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