Morton Fraser strengthens City links with Ross Caldwell appointment

Ross Caldwell
Ross Caldwell

Scottish law firm Morton Fraser has enhanced its business banking expertise and links to the City of London with the appointment of Ross Caldwell as partner. Mr Caldwell joins the firm’s banking & asset finance team, bringing the firm’s total number of partners to 44.Mr Caldwell officially joins Morton Fraser in May from Taylor Wessing, where he specialised in advising lenders, borrowers and sponsors in complex financing transactions. He has worked as a partner in London for the past 10 years and will be responsible for cultivating the firm’s relationships there as well as adding further strength to Morton Fraser’s finance practice.

Chris Harte, chief executive of Morton Fraser, said: “Attracting someone of Ross’ calibre to Morton Fraser is fantastic news for the team and demonstrates the strength of the firm’s growing reputation. Ross will not only bring a wealth of experience to the role but will also strengthen our links with the City of London.”

Mr Caldwell added: “Complex transactions involve a wide range of financial institutions and structures and are frequently international. Understanding how to innovate and manage the component parts is increasingly important and is something Morton Fraser intrinsically understands as one of Scotland’s largest dedicated finance and asset-based lending practices.

“Morton Fraser is a highly reputable and ambitious partnership, whose commitment to clarity sets it apart. It will be great to join the team.”

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