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Fiona Byron


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Fiona is an Associate in our Private Client team, based in Edinburgh.

Fiona holds the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Certificate in Financial Planning and has previously tutored on the Revenue Law course at Edinburgh University.  She is also a Notary Public.

Individuals and Families expertise

Fiona undertakes a wide variety of private client work providing advice to individuals and their families, with a particular focus on asset protection and charity law.

She advises clients on all areas of estate planning. This includes providing practical, tailored advice on the use and creation of tax efficient wills, the administration of complex estates, the creation and management of trusts, powers of attorney and issues arising under the Adults with Incapacity legislation. 

Fiona has a keen interest in charity law and is a member of Morton Fraser’s thriving Third Sector team, with her particular expertise focusing on advising charitable trusts and setting up new charities with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.  Fiona currently manages our Third Sector Linkedin Group - if you would like to join this group please drop her an email.

Recent Content by Fiona Byron

1 Jan 2021

What are the differences between Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations (SCIOs), Community Interest Companies (CICs) and companies?

Your charity could be one of many legal structures and it can often be difficult to choose which would the most suitable.
Fiona Byron, Adrian Bell
17 Dec 2020

Visiting Care Homes: Is there Light at the End of the Covid-19 Tunnel?

After initial fears that care homes would not be able to receive the first batch of vaccines due to logistical concerns, 90 year old Annie Innes, a...
Fiona Byron
8 Nov 2018

Give more and pay less

It was reported that in 2017, people in Scotland donated an impressive £1.2 billion to charity, accounting for 11.8% of the UK total.  Children and...
Fiona Byron


Recipient of the Law Awards of Scotland Trainee Solicitor of the Year Award 2009