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

Our People James Keith


James continues to impress with his speed of response, and his ability to anticipate how matters will develop.


James advises on all aspects of pensions law and employee ownership law to trustees, companies, public sector and third sector organisations. He is also a Director of MacRoberts Trustees Limited, which provides independent trustee services.

James is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers (APL) and has been elected as the Secretary of its Scottish Group and is also a member of the APL’s Public Sector Pensions Sub Committee. He is also a member of The Law Society of Scotland's Pension Law Sub-Committee. James co-authored the Scottish section of Tolley’s Pensions Law a major UK legal textbook with Martyn Shaw (December 2022).

James is ranked as a Leader in the Field for Employee Share Schemes & Incentives and Pensions in the 2024 edition of Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession.

  • Legal Expertise
  • pensions
  • Share Schemes & Incentives
MFMac: Morton Fraser MacRoberts
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