Edinburgh 0131 247 1000
Glasgow 0141 274 1100
Welcome to clarity
Welcome to clarity

You are here

Alan Delaney

Legal Director

Overview

Alan is a Legal Director in Morton Fraser's highly rated employment law team.

Alan is a Legal Director in Morton Fraser's highly rated employment law team.

Alan has advised clients exclusively on employment law issues since July 2002, having trained with a niche employment law firm. He is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law and has appeared in employment tribunals across the UK as well as the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has also dealt with a number of high-value mediations.

He advises clients across a range of sectors on all aspects of employment law, including complex disciplinary, grievance and discrimination law issues as well as collective redundancy situations, TUPE, contractual advice, restructuring, working time, minimum wage, trade union issues and industrial action.

He has significant experience advising clients in relation to data protection, GDPR implementation and privacy-related issues. Alan has a masters degree (LLM) in Human Rights Law.

He tutors and lectures postgraduate law students in employment law on the Diploma in Legal Practice at Edinburgh University and is regularly asked to speak and write on employment law issues.

Alan is also on the Board of Fathers Network.

Areas of expertise:

Business

Alan is a Legal Director in Morton Fraser's highly rated employment law team.

Alan has advised clients exclusively on employment law issues since July 2002, having trained with a niche employment law firm. He is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law and has appeared in employment tribunals across the UK as well as the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has also dealt with a number of high-value mediations.

He regularly advises employers on day to day issues such as disciplinary, grievance, discrimination, working time, restructuring and senior level exits. Alan also has particular expertise and experience advising employers in relation to TUPE, collective redundancy and trade union \ industrial action issues as well as the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Alan has significant experience advising employers on data protection, GDPR and freedom of information issues, including frequently advising on subject access requests.

He tutors and lectures postgraduate law students in employment law on the Diploma in Legal Practice at Edinburgh University and is regularly asked to speak and write on employment law issues.

Individuals & Families

Alan is a Legal Director in Morton Fraser's highly rated employment law team.

Alan has advised clients exclusively on employment law issues since July 2002, having trained with a niche employment law firm. He is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law and has appeared in employment tribunals across the UK as well as the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has also dealt with a number of high-value mediations.

Alan has significant experience of advising senior executive and employees in relation to all aspects of employment law.

He advises on  day to day issues such as complex disciplinary, grievance and whistleblowing matters, negotiating severance packages and settlement agreements and bringing employment tribunal claims.

He also has particular experience in relation to data protection law and related privacy issues and subject access requests.

He tutors and lectures postgraduate law students in employment law on the Diploma in Legal Practice at Edinburgh University and is regularly asked to speak and write on employment law issues.

Areas of Expertise: 

Awards

What our clients and peers say

Alan was incredibly helpful throughout the negotiations of my financial settlement agreement, taking time to review, make suggestions and, importantly meeting the tight deadlines which was much appreciated.

Private Client

Memberships

Publications and Presentations

Alan contributes and updates the employment law chapter within the leading textbook Scottish Human Rights Service.
He also contributes the employment law chapter to Business Law in Scotland (an ICAS syllabus textbook for accountants in Scotland).