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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

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

Sarah Leslie

Sarah LeslieSolicitor

Carolyn Lints

Carolyn LintsConsultant


Articles

British Passports for Children of EU Nationals: A Handy Guide
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, January 2019

“I don’t want a British passport for myself but should I get one for my child?” This is a common immigration-related enquiry, and one my team and I have been asked about by EU nationals repeatedly since the June 2016 referendum vote. For many EU nationals, the Brexit vote dampened their desire to secure a British passport for themselves, however, they are keen to protect the longer-term interests of their children, and enquiries in the main are in finding out if a route to securing a UK passport is possible. Key question: is a child automatically British at birth? The starting point is to establish whether the child is British...

Mentoring at Shepherd and Wedderburn
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, January 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn, as a collection of individuals and as a business, has put diversity and inclusivity at the heart its organisational culture and values. The business case for fostering diversity and inclusivity in the workplace is compelling. As one of Scotland’s leading law firms, we recognise the benefits of having diverse teams comprising people with generally higher levels of self-awareness, who in turn help to create a more open, innovative, challenging and supportive working environment that improves overall performance...

All articles submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Press

Business Leaders Outline Blueprint for Scotland’s Future Economic Success
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, March 2019

Scotland must address eight core issues in order to seize export opportunities and build an economy fit for the future, according to a landmark study by the Fraser of Allander Institute. The Scotland in 2050: Realising Our Global Potential report, commissioned by the law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn to coincide with its 250th anniversary, canvassed the views of more than 100 business leaders, industry bodies and representatives of public and third sector organisations. It is available for download from https://250.shepwedd...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Corporate Finance Team Reports 106% Deals Value Growth
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate finance team has reported a bumper year for deals activity, with the value of transactions more than doubling to £8.65 billion. The team advised on 114 deals globally in the year to December 2018, up from 98 deals in 2017, boosted by a number of notable technology-led transactions, including advising Scotland’s first tech unicorn FanDuel on its sale to Paddy Power Betfair...

All press submitted by Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

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