The HALO Urban Regeneration Company, developer of the innovative, multipurpose project planned for the site of the former Johnnie Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock, today announces the appointment of Fraser Morrison as its Commercial Director and In-house Legal Counsel.
Fraser joins The HALO from the well-respected Scottish legal firm, Macdonald Henderson, where he has worked on the HALO project since 2016.
As a qualified corporate and commercial solicitor, Fraser has a wealth of experience working with high-growth technology companies and investment syndicates on the legal and commercial aspects of investment. Fraser’s knowledge of commercialisation and the development of innovation and technology will prove particularly invaluable as The HALO develops its Enterprise and Innovation Hub.
Fraser’s expertise and abilities have been recognised by top legal guide ‘The Legal 500’ in which he has been awarded “Recommended Lawyer” status and he is known for the sensible and commercial approach he brings to legal matters and also the strong relationships he builds with clients.
Marie Macklin, Founder and Executive Chair of The HALO Urban Regeneration Company, said: “The HALO Scotland continues to grow at an incredibly fast pace and I’m really pleased that Fraser is joining the team full time.
“Fraser has a wealth of experience working across the commercialisation and development of innovation and technology, and his expertise in the legal and commercial aspects of investment is exactly what we need to further develop this area of The HALO.”
Fraser Morrison said: “Having worked on The HALO for nearly three years it is clear to me that I am joining the team at an incredibly exciting time.
“THe HALO is the most imaginative, innovative and dynamic urban regeneration project in the UK and I can’t wait to get started and focus solely on helping to deliver this ambitious project.”