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 Scotland as well as the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has also dealt with a number of high-value mediations.
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.
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.
Individuals and Families expertise
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.
"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."
"Really excellent service and very clear advice. Allan was brilliant."
Alan was incredibly helpful throughout the negotiation of my settlement agreement, taking time to review, make suggestions and importantly meeting the tight deadlines which was much appreciated.
"I was recommended MF by a friend and I have to say the professionalism & advice was second to none. My situation had some complications but the excellent support I received from Alan ensured a positive outcome."
"Alan, was extremely understanding and empathetic in the situation. I cannot thank him enough for his council and advice. Alan is incredibly friendly and approachable, I would not hesitate in recommending Alan."
"I was very pleased to receive sound advice throughout, which enabled me to make informed decisions on how best to proceed. I would single out the very prompt response times to all matters, which allowed good momentum to be maintained, together with a strong personalised approach."
"Alan Delaney is outstanding in his field".
"Innes Clark and Alan Delaney - both outstanding in their field."
"Alan gave excellent advice and understood our situation very quickly."
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