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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 Scottish-headquartered UK law firm and the only full-service, independent Scottish legal practice of scale with a London office.

Establishing long-standing relationships of trust, rooted in legal advice and client service of the highest quality, is our hallmark.

Founded in 1768, Shepherd and Wedderburn has been at the forefront of innovation in all the key sectors of the economy – from the expansion of Edinburgh’s financial services sector to, more recently, our work with Scotland’s first tech unicorn and on landmark clean energy projects. Our focus has always been firmly on the future, and on ensuring we maintain our proud tradition of supporting innovation, economic growth and international commerce.

Our lawyers are currently advising organisations active in more than 120 overseas jurisdictions and we are privileged to work with organisations and individuals in Scotland, the UK and abroad who are leaders in their industries and sectors.

Shepherd and Wedderburn is a people business that values and rewards the contribution of colleagues across the firm. We are proud of our inclusive and collaborative culture, both internally and when working with clients, and are committed to encouraging and supporting diversity and social mobility.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1768
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 6
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 319

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

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 MilneLegal Director

Euan Murray

Euan MurrayLegal Director


Fiona Parker

Fiona ParkerSenior Associate

Emma Paton

Emma PatonAssociate


Lesley Proctor

Lesley ProctorLegal Director

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

Sarah Leslie

Sarah LeslieSolicitor

Carolyn Lints

Carolyn LintsConsultant


Articles

Incoterms 2020: The New Rules Governing Global Freight Transportation
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2019

On 1 January 2020, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will introduce its revised rules and trade terms governing global freight transport.  The Incoterms rules were first introduced by the ICC in 1936 to “establish commonly accepted definitions and rules related to the sale of goods between trading partners worldwide”, and now facilitate international trade valued in the trillions of dollars each year. Incoterms 2020 will replace the 2010 edition with rule revisions to “reflect changes in the international trade system”...

Happy Birthday GDPR – One Year On
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, May 2019

According to statistics released by the European Commission earlier in 2019, the term “GDPR” amassed more Google searches than either Beyoncé or Kim Kardashian during the month of May 2018. Now that “GDPR” has become a household term, what have we learntin the 12 months since the introduction of the GDPR? 1. Fines and complaints The significant penalties that could be imposed under the new GDPR regime (the higher of €20m or 4% of worldwide turnover) grabbed the headlines but regulators have been slow on the uptake...

All articles submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Press

Shepherd and Wedderburn is Top Scottish-Headquartered Law Firm in New Legal Sector Diversity Ranking
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn is the top-ranked Scottish-headquartered law firm in a new list of the UK’s top 25 legal employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. The firm is ranked 16th in the Top 25 in the Legal Sector listing, published by Stonewall and the InterLaw Diversity Forum as part of Stonewall’s annual Workplace Equality Index (WEI). The WEI is recognised as the definitive national benchmarking exercise for employers to measure their progress on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) inclusion in the workplace...

Head of Technology Steve Dalgleish Awarded Legal Technologist Status by the Law Society of Scotland
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2020

Steve Dalgleish, Head of Technology at Shepherd and Wedderburn and Co-head of the firm’s Smarter Working unit, has become the first non-solicitor to be awarded Accredited Legal Technologist status by the Law Society of Scotland. Steve received the accreditation in recognition of his expertise and leadership role in developing and implementing technological infrastructure and solutions for legal services. The professional accreditation for those working in legal technology is the first of its kind in the UK...

All press submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

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