Ms Morrison has been a qualified solicitor since 1995. After a period in private practice as a Private Client solicitor she became self-employed in 2004. She runs a small private practice and was recently added to the City of Edinburgh's list of legal representatives for Children's Hearings. Since 1999 Ms Morrison has periodically been instructed to prepare Child Welfare reports for Edinburgh Sheriff Court. From December 2007 to February 2008, she worked overseas for Challenges Worldwide, an Edinburgh based charity, on a voluntary basis.