MacRoberts is now Morton Fraser MacRoberts. As we embark on this exciting journey, rest assured that we will continue to provide the same exceptional service to our loyal clients. Find out more
We can provide various types of documentation which are tailored to your business.
These include legal basis flowcharts, privacy notice checklists, privacy notices, Appropriate Policy Documents, template DPIAs, data protection policies and privacy standards, data subjects rights procedures, personal data breach policies and procedures, document retention policies, guidance tools for determining the roles of parties, data processor checklists, cookie policies, and more.
We can provide your organisation with template contracts, whether a formal contract or an informal FAQ/protocol document.
We can also review and update your existing contracts to ensure they are in line with data protection standards, and ensure your consent requests are valid, where appropriate. If consent is not appropriate, we can outline the other options available to you.
Our team advises clients on the full range of data protection matters to ensure your business is fully compliant with the law.Data Protection & Cyber Security
Our team can assist you in understanding whether your business has suffered a data breach and, where appropriate, advising on the next steps.Data Breaches
We can help you understand the flow of personal data within your organisation and implement any remedial actions to improve compliance.Auditing & Data Mapping
Our team advises on the deployment of big data technologies in compliance with data protection law.Big Data & Technology
We can help you ensure your data processing activities are fully compliant with GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act worldwide.International Reach of Data Protection Law
Our team can advise you on full compliance with the requirements to ensure your business is not at risk of cyber crime.Cyber Security & Cyber Crime
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In 2016, we were one of the first law firms in Scotland to become accredited Living Wage employers.
Shortlisted for Firm of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2022.
Winners of Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2020.
Our Real Estate team won the Property Team of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards in 2018.
Winner of SME of the Year at the Scottish SME Awards 2017, hosted by Scottish Business Insider.
Highly Commended for Commercial Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2016.
In 2019, MacRoberts achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification, a UK Government entry-level information security standard.
MacRoberts holds the ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management, the most widely recognised quality management system standard in the world.
MacRoberts holds the ISO14001:2015 certification for Environmental Management, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to environmental awareness.
MacRoberts holds the ISO27001:2013 certification for Information Security, an internationally recognised security gold standard.
Business continuity is a critical element of the Business Management System at MacRoberts and we hold full accreditation with the ISO 22301:2019.
MacRoberts is a member of IP Inclusive, a network of intellectual property professionals working to make our community more equal, diverse and inclusive.
We are active members of the PRIME Programme – an organisation that focuses on ensuring a career in law is open to talent from all economic and social backgrounds.
MacRoberts supports the Scottish Business Pledge, a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.
We are supporters of the Partnership for Change, a network of organisations and individuals who share a common ambition to improve diversity on boards and in senior leadership.
We are a member of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI), a UK-based not-for-profit organisation which helps employers build and maintain diverse teams and inclusive cultures through our membership, training, and consultancy services.
MacRoberts was awarded enei's Silver TIDEMark for 2023. TIDE is enei's self-assessment evaluation and benchmarking tool which measures an organisation's overall approach and progress on diversity and inclusion.
MacRoberts is a Disability Confident employer, and are committed to disability equality across our firm.
MacRoberts fully supports flexible working practices and supports family-friendly working practices.
In 2022, MacRoberts received a Bronze Award in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index for our commitment to LGBTQI+ inclusivity in the workplace.
MacRoberts is a longstanding member of Scotland Food & Drink, the leading trade association for Scotland's food and drink industry.
MacRoberts is an Associate Member of SELECT, Scotland's largest construction trade association.