Donald Fraser

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  • Neil Grisdale
  • Emma Rogers

Education and Memberships

  • University of Bristol, LL.B
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Northern Chancery Bar Association

Areas of Work

  • Chancery and Commercial
  • Court of Protection



Originally from the Scottish Highlands, Donald studied Law at the University of Bristol before completing his pupillage with David Green in Atlantic Chambers.

Donald's practice covers a broad range of property and commercial law matters - that superficially dry description with which we conceal all of life's warring neighbours, its bitterly disappointed beneficiaries, the bold commercial aspirations of youth, and the frailties of old age.


Real Property

All aspects, including:

  • Constructive Trusts and Proprietary Estoppel
  • Ownership disputes - TLATA 1996
  • Boundary disputes
  • Easements & Covenants
  • Adverse Possession
  • Trespass & Nuisance
  • Overage disputes
  • Land Registration issues, and Adjudication
Landlord and Tenant

Residential matters:-

  • Possession claims
  • Disrepair claims
  • ASBIs
  • Service Charges


Commercial matters:-

  • Forfeiture of leases
  • 1954 Act procedure and disputes





All general contractual disputes, from conservatories to IT contracts

Trusts & Estates

Succession in all forms:-

  • Validity and meaning of Wills
  • Forgery, Undue Influence, Testamentary Capacity
  • Administration on Intestacy
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Administration of Trusts
Companies & Partnerships


  • Directors' duties
  • Disqualification
  • Company winding up
  • Unfair Prejudice
  • Partnership disputes

Corporate Insolvency


  • Ownership / sale of the marital home
  • Income Payment Orders
  • Annulment


Transactions at an Undervalue, and Preferences



Court of Protection

Donald welcomes instructions in Court of Protection matters.


Year of call: 2003

Inn: Inner Temple

Area: Chancery and Commercial
Court of Protection