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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

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

Douglas Sinclair

Douglas SinclairSenior 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 NFUS Joint Venture Hub: Match-Making for a New Agricultural Future
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2018

The National Farmers Union, Scotland (NFUS) Joint Venture Hub is designed to act as a match-maker, bringing together enterprising individuals – some of whom have land and some of whom don’t – with a view to pooling their resources to farm together for profit. The Hub can be accessed online via this link. One of the possible vehicles for pursuing a joint venture is by entering into a share farming agreement. In a typical share farming agreement, an existing farmer or landowner enters into a joint venture with someone who typically has agricultural skills and experience but doesn’t have access to land in order to farm the land together for profit...

Scotland in 2050: Life Sciences - Growth Ambitions and the Challenges Ahead
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2018

From ground-breaking discoveries such as penicillin and insulin, to the development of the MRI body scanner and the creation of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell. Scotland has long punched above its weight in life sciences and pharmaceuticals, but how do ensure this continues? Recognising the strength of these sectors, but also the ever-changing political, cultural and economic times in which we live, Shepherd and Wedderburn has commissioned the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute to consider the challenges and, more importantly, help identify where the exciting opportunities lie for these sectors...

All articles submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Press

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner named Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal for Second Year Running
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner Claire Stockford has been named as a future leader of the arbitration profession for the second consecutive year by the international research organisation Who’s Who Legal. The prestigious Future Leaders 2019 Guide for Arbitration identifies pre-eminent lawyers aged 45 or under who are regarded as the rising stars of the profession. The listings, which cover more than 180 countries and regions, are based on a rigorous independent research process that canvasses the opinions of private practitioners, clients and other experts in the sector...

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...

All press submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

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