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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP  

Legal Services | Scotland

www.shepwedd.co.uk
tel: +44 0131 228 9900 | fax: +44 0131 228 1222
1 Exchange Crescent | Edinburgh | EH3 8UL | Scotland


Main Contacts

Offices

Edinburgh, Scotland | London, England | Aberdeen, Scotland | Glasgow, Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP's Overview

Shepherd and Wedderburn is a leading UK law firm, with 63 partners and some 350 staff. We have offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Aberdeen. We provide corporate, commercial, public sector and private clients throughout the UK and abroad with a full range of legal services. Our client base includes not only large organisations, but also small and medium-sized enterprises, based both in the UK and increasingly further afield. Our approach is to acquire an in-depth understanding of our clients' businesses and the legal issues they face and to employ this knowledge in developing solutions-led advice.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1768
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 4
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 173

Languages: Danish, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Urdu and Welsh

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Asset Based Finance
  • Banking, Finance and Restructuring
  • Charities
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Construction and Special Projects
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Tax
  • Economic Regulation
  • Employee Share Incentives
  • Employment
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • EU and Competition
  • Information Management and Data Protection
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Trusts
  • Mining and Resources
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pensions
  • Pharma and Lifesciences
  • Planning and Environment
  • PPP
  • Private Client
  • Privately Owned Business Solutions
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate
  • Regulation and Markets
  • Renewables (on-shore and off-shore)
  • Technology, Media and Telecoms
  • Utilities
Representative Clients
  • The firm acts for corporate, commercial, public sector and private clients throughout the UK and abroad. Their impressive and expanding client base includes not only large, well-known organisations but also small and medium-sized enterprises, based both in the UK and increasingly further afield.Clients include:-
  • Applus
  • Gamesa
  • Bord Gais Eireann
  • Covanta
  • Navitus Bay
  • Kyowa etc
  • Petroceltic International
  • RREEF
  • Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Alliance Trust
  • NAGE/Clydesdale Bank
  • Ministry of Defence
  • John Lewis
  • Amber Infrastructure
  • Baillie Gifford
  • Bowleven
  • British Land
  • Byzak
  • Chivas and Pernod Ricard
  • Cairn Energy Group
  • EEA/Leaf Clean Energy/Trading Emissions, Heineken
  • J Sainsbury's plc
  • London Development Agency
  • Mainstream Renewable Power
  • Numis Securities
  • The Royal & Ancient
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • ScottishPower
  • Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Taylor Wimpey
  • TEVA
  • The Actuarial Profession
  • The Miller Group
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Peter Alderdice

Peter AlderdiceSenior Associate

Flora Asplin

Flora AsplinAssociate

Heather Bird

Heather BirdAssociate


Alison Blair

Alison BlairAssociate

Neil Campbell

Neil CampbellAssociate

Sarah Channin

Sarah ChanninSenior Associate


Kevin Clancy

Kevin ClancySenior Associate

Neil Cowan

Neil CowanSenior Associate

Pamela Cranston

Pamela CranstonSenior Associate


Chris Devlin

Chris DevlinAssociate

Natasha Durkin

Natasha DurkinSenior Associate

Fiona Foster

Fiona FosterSenior Associate


Hilary Gordon

Hilary GordonSenior Associate

Jane Graham

Jane GrahamSenior Associate

Stuart Greenwood

Stuart GreenwoodSenior Associate


Sian Jefferies

Sian JefferiesSenior Associate


Gina Johnston

Gina JohnstonAssociate

Richard Jones

Richard JonesSenior Associate

David Lewis

David LewisSenior Associate


Rhona McGregor

Rhona McGregorSenior Associate

Ashley McLean

Ashley McLeanAssociate

Kirsteen Milne

Kirsteen MilneSenior Associate


Fraser Mitchell

Fraser MitchellSenior Associate

Joanna Monaghan

Joanna MonaghanSenior Associate

Euan Murray

Euan MurraySenior Associate


Fiona Parker

Fiona ParkerSenior Associate

Nicky Pascoe

Nicky PascoeSenior Associate


Nicky Pascoe

Nicky PascoeSenior Associate

Emma Paton

Emma PatonAssociate


Lesley Proctor

Lesley ProctorSenior Associate


Andrew Scott

Andrew ScottSenior Associate

Ian Soppitt

Ian SoppittSenior Associate

Tom Swan

Tom SwanSenior Associate


Serena Weir

Serena WeirAssociate


Other

Guy Harvey

Guy HarveyHead of Commercial Disputes

Peter Misselbrook

Peter MisselbrookHead of Rural Property


Ann Stewart

Ann StewartHead of Knowledge Management

Articles

European Employment Law Update 2018 Edition
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, January 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s employment team has collaborated with 30 leading law firms across Europe to produce the European Employment Law Update for 2018. Now in its fourth year, the 2018 edition of the annual update aims to assist organisations with a pan-European presence in keeping up to date with changes to legislation and best practice...

What Impact Will the Changes to Personal Taxation Have?
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2017

At the end of the day, budgets always reflect the political climate of the country. The Chancellor is a member of a government unable to command a majority without the support of the DUP, which has lost two cabinet ministers in the last month, is subject to various manifesto commitments regarding not raising taxes, and that is facing the monumental economic uncertainty of leaving the EU in the next 18 months. These matters together with downgraded economic forecasts always meant that the Chancellor had limited room for manoeuvre when it came to personal taxation. To put the matter another way, for political reasons he cannot raise personal taxes and for economic reasons he cannot cut them...

All articles submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Press

Execution in Counterpart – Shepherd and Wedderburn Give Evidence in Support
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2014

As noted in our earlier article, The Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Bill was introduced into the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament. The Bill aims to introduce, amongst other things, execution in counterpart into Scots law. The Bill is currently at Stage 1 of the Parliamentary process and since its introduction the Committee has received written evidence from a number of parties in the legal sector, both north and south of the border. At the end of September Paul Hally and Dr...

Shepherd and Wedderburn acquire Scottish law firm,Tods Murray
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2014

Shepherd and Wedderburn has today acquired out of administration the business and assets of Tods Murray, the Scottish law firm whose history spans 158 years. Tods Murray partners have agreed that the arrangement will preserve the maximum number of jobs and ensure continuity of service to clients. The arrangement will result in both an increased projected turnover and headcount at Shepherd and Wedderburn. Stephen Gibb, Chief Executive of Shepherd and Wedderburn stated: “We will be welcoming many new colleagues into our team, as part of Shepherd and Wedderburn...

All press submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

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