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Law firm Morton Fraser adds two to team

Family and child law specialist, John Fotheringham has joined Scottish law firm, Morton Fraser as a consultant and Jennifer Thomson joins as a senior associate in the litigation practice.

Mr Fotheringham was the first solicitor in Scotland to hold double accreditation in both child and family law.

He is vice convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Family Law Committee, the general editor of the Butterworth Family Law Service and also co-author of Green’s Family Law (3rd & 4th Editions). He also lectures occasionally at The University of Edinburgh. Most recently he was at Shoosmiths.

Ms Thomson joins Morton Fraser after 11 years at Clyde & Co. She will focus primarily on personal injury briefs within one of the largest litigation teams in Scotland as well as regulatory cases and other civil litigation claims. She regularly represents clients in courtrooms throughout Scotland and holds a Masters in Advocacy from the University of Strathclyde.

Chris Harte, chief executive of Morton Fraser said, “They are great additions to the Morton Fraser fold.”

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