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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP  

Legal Services | England

tel: +44 020 7429 4900 | fax: +44 020 7329 5939
Condor House | London | EC4M 8AL | England

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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.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 173

Languages: Farsi, French, German, Greek, Italian, Malay, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu and Welsh


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
  • 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



Charles Boyne

Charles BoyneAssociate

Jane Graham

Jane GrahamSenior Associate

Fraser Grant

Fraser GrantSenior Associate

Lucy Hall

Lucy HallSenior Associate

David Lewis

David LewisSenior Associate

Katie Logan

Katie LoganSenior Associate

Ian Mack

Ian MackAssociate

Ashley McLean

Ashley McLeanAssociate

Lauren McLeod

Lauren McLeodSenior Associate

Euan Murray

Euan MurraySenior Associate

Fiona Parker

Fiona ParkerSenior Associate

Ben Pilbrow

Ben PilbrowSenior Associate

Lisa Renwick

Lisa RenwickSenior Associate

Tom Swan

Tom SwanSenior Associate


Guy Harvey

Guy HarveyHead of Commercial Disputes


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...

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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...

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