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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP  

Legal Services | Scotland

www.shepwedd.com
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

Daniel Bain

Daniel BainSenior Associate


Louise Ball

Louise BallSenior Associate

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

Chris Devlin

Chris DevlinAssociate


Natasha Durkin

Natasha DurkinSenior Associate

Fiona Foster

Fiona FosterSenior Associate


Vikki Henderson

Vikki HendersonSenior Associate

Sian Jefferies

Sian JefferiesSenior Associate

Gina Johnston

Gina JohnstonAssociate


Richard Jones

Richard JonesSenior Associate

Suzanne Knowles

Suzanne KnowlesSenior Associate

David Lewis

David LewisSenior Associate


Rhona McGregor

Rhona McGregorSenior Associate

Ashley McLean

Ashley McLeanSenior Associate


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


Emma Paton

Emma PatonAssociate

Lesley Proctor

Lesley ProctorSenior Associate


Alison Rochester

Alison RochesterSenior Associate

Andrew Scott

Andrew ScottSenior Associate

Ian Soppitt

Ian SoppittSenior Associate


Serena Weir

Serena WeirAssociate


Other

Peter Misselbrook

Peter MisselbrookHead of Rural Property

Jacqueline Moore

Jacqueline MooreHead of Immigraton


Ann Stewart

Ann StewartHead of Knowledge Management

Articles

The Challenge of Getting International Talent into the Life Science Sector in Scotland Continues
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2018

Scotland is currently home to one of the largest life science clusters in Europe, with more than 700 organisations based here employing some 37,000 people. With 15 universities producing highly skilled graduates; the NHS as a massive single source of patient data; and world leading research centres in life sciences, Scotland attracts some of the brightest international scientists and life science businesses. However, there are ongoing labour shortages in the life sciences sector, most notably in multi-disciplinary roles – and particularly those with a mix of life sciences and mathematics...

New Pay Ratio Reporting Requirements on the Horizon
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2018

In its green paper on corporate governance reform, the Government sought views on measures designed to address "a widespread perception that executive pay has become increasingly disconnected from both the pay of ordinary working people and the underlying long-term performance of companies". One of the proposals put forward was to require quoted companies to publish ratios in its directors' remuneration report comparing the remuneration of a company's CEO to that of the rest of its UK workforce...

All articles submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Press

Shepherd and Wedderburn Banking Team Reports Double-digit Deals Growth with Combined Value of £132 billion
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team has reported a strong year for deals activity, with a 12% rise in the number of completed deals and a 41% increase in the overall value of transactions. The team, whose clients include banks, funds, financial institutions, local authorities, corporate borrowers and sponsors, completed 162 deals in the year to April 30, with a combined value of £132 billion, up from 144 deals with a combined value of £93.4 billion the previous year...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Expands Property and Energy Expertise with Appointment of 11-strong Team
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has appointed three new property and infrastructure partners and a further eight specialist lawyers and paralegals to its Property and Infrastructure Division, further expanding its market-leading clean energy and commercial property practices. Joanna Hamilton, Anthony McEwan and Moray Thomson, all of whom have particular expertise in the energy sector, join Shepherd and Wedderburn from DWF. The appointments mark the return to Shepherd and Wedderburn of Anthony and Moray, who spent two-and-a-half years and six years respectively at the firm early in their legal careers...

All press submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

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