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Shepherd and Wedderburn Advises on Management Buyout of Cyber Security Firm Adarma
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised on the management buyout of Scottish cyber security specialist Adarma. The Glasgow headquartered company, previously known as ECS Security, has an extensive client roster that includes market-leading brands and FTSE 250 organisations...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advise on Loch Lomond Distillery Group acquisition
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

A multi-disciplinary Shepherd and Wedderburn team completed the acquisition of the Loch Lomond Distillery Group (LLG) on behalf of new Chinese private equity firm, Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd. Hillhouse again approached Shepherd and Wedderburn to act on the transaction, having previously been interested in a smaller distillery last autumn, though LLG is a significantly larger transaction...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Unveils Leading Industry Speaker Line-Up for Scotland’s Premier Property Conference
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has unveiled a prestigious line-up of industry speakers for Property 2019, Scotland’s premiere property conference...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Announces Two Partner and Four Legal Director Promotions
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, April 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has promoted two of its lawyers to Partner and four to Legal Director, effective May 1. Judith Stephenson, a property and infrastructure specialist who joined the firm’s Glasgow office as an Associate in 2014, and private client and tax specialist Douglas Sinclair, who joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a trainee in 2005, have both been assumed as Partners...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Elects Andrew Blain as Managing Partner
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, April 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has elected Andrew Blain as its new Managing Partner. He will assume the role on 1 May 2019. Andrew has been a member of Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Board since 2009 as Divisional Director of the Corporate Division. He will build upon the firm’s significant progress and achievements on behalf of clients in recent years...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Appoints New Partner to Lead North of Scotland Private Client Offering
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, April 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed partner and private client specialist Gillian Campbell to lead its offering to private individuals and families, business owners and entrepreneurs in the north of Scotland...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Scoops Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year Award
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, March 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate finance team was last night named Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year at the prestigious Scottish Legal Awards. The awards, which are now in their 16th year, celebrate the achievements of the best performing individuals, teams and firms in the Scottish legal sector...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Launches Conversation on Scotland's Economic Future
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2018
Scotland

Scotland’s businesses, industry organisations and policymakers need to make “practical and tough decisions” to build an economy fit for the future, according to a report from the Fraser of Allander Institute...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Reports Record Revenue and Profits on its 250th Anniversary
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has reported record revenues and profits on the day it celebrates its 250th anniversary. The firm's revenues rose 6% to GBP53.5 million in its financial year to 30 April 2018, and profits before partner distributions increased 10% to GBP22 million over the same period...

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Head of Immigration to lead new department
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has appointed Jacqueline Moore to lead a new immigration department to support clients in the run-up to Brexit and beyond. Jacqueline will advise businesses and individuals in the UK and overseas on matters ranging from right to work, sponsor licenses, family and personal visas and British citizenship applications...

Shepherd and Wedderburn acts for FanDuel in sale to Paddy Power Betfair
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, May 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted as lead UK adviser to FanDuel on its sale to the global online sports betting and gaming group, Paddy Power Betfair. Corporate finance partner Stephen Trombala and associate John Morrison advised on the UK aspects of the transaction, supporting Todd Cleary and Ethan Lutske of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - FanDuel's lead advisers in the United States...

Shepherd and Wedderburn extends real estate finance offering with arrival of Louise Ball
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, May 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn�s banking and finance team is delighted to announce the arrival of senior associate Louise Ball. Louise specialises in real estate finance and general corporate lending - particularly in the tech sector...

Execution in Counterpart – Shepherd and Wedderburn Give Evidence in Support
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2014
Scotland

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...

Shepherd and Wedderburn acquire Scottish law firm,Tods Murray
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2014
Scotland

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...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Announces Four Associate Promotions
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2014
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced the promotion of four solicitors to associate in its Edinburgh, Glasgow and London offices...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Acts for William Grant & Sons in Purchase of Drambuie
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2014
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted for William Grant & Sons in its acquisition of the iconic Scottish liqueur, Drambuie, from the MacKinnon family. Reputed to have been the tipple of Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Prince gave the drink to Captain John MacKinnon in 1746 as a reward for helping him flee George II’s troops following defeat at Culloden a year earlier...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advise on Sale to EDF
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2014
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised US firm Duke Energy and Norwegian owned Statkraft UK Limited on the sale of the Barmoor wind farm project to EDF. The structure of the deal involved the sale of the entire issued share capital of Barmoor Wind Power Limited to EDF Energy Renewables Holdings Limited...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advise JESSICA fund on investment in key development site
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2014
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised the Scottish Partnership for Regeneration in Urban Centres (SPRUCE) on its £9.6 million investment, required to progress the £200 million redevelopment of The Haymarket site in Edinburgh. The investment will facilitate the critical first phase of work which includes strengthening two railway tunnels as well as archaeological excavations...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advise on £13.3m Share Issue
Shepherd and Wedderburn, December 2013
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has advised Bowleven plc on a direct subscription and placing of shares to raise £13.3 million...

New partners announced at Shepherd and Wedderburn
Shepherd and Wedderburn, May 2012
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced a series of new partner appointments, including the lateral hire of George Frier who will be joining the firm’s corporate team in Glasgow on 1 June. He joins from McClure Naismith where he was head of their corporate team...

Appointment of Stephen Gibb as Chief Executive of Shepherd and Wedderburn
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2012
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Stephen Gibb, who was recently unanimously voted in by the firm’s Partners. Stephen will succeed Patrick Andrews on 1 May 2012 when Patrick completes his second term. Chairman James Will said: “I’m delighted to announce the Partners’ appointment of Stephen Gibb as Shepherd and Wedderburn’s new Chief Executive...

John Grady joins Regulation & Markets team from Faculty of Advocates
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2012
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has enhanced its Regulation and Markets team with the appointment of John Grady. It marks a return to the firm for Grady who initially joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as an Assistant in 1998 before departing in 2004 for in-house role as a commercial and regulatory solicitor with Scottish Power...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Associate co-authors new edition conveyancing guide
Shepherd and Wedderburn, December 2011
Scotland

An Associate at leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn, is celebrating her first book launch as a co-author on the latest edition of an established conveyancing guide. Ann Stewart, a Senior Professional Support Lawyer in the firm’s Property and Infrastructure practice, teamed up with Euan Sinclair to co-edit the sixth edition of Conveyancing Practice in Scotland...

Shepherd and Wedderburn survey highlights potential opportunities for Third Sector in Scottish local government
Shepherd and Wedderburn, December 2011
Scotland

Research conducted on behalf of leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn amongst senior executives in Scottish councils shows potential of increased Third Sector involvement in delivering local government services north of the border...

Is Scottish Government turning against the Commercial Property Sector?
Shepherd and Wedderburn, November 2011
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has raised concerns that details emerging from the Scotland Bill and new Scottish Government policy are having an adverse impact on the nation’s commercial property sector...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Announces Seven Associate Promotions
Shepherd and Wedderburn, October 2011
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced the promotion of seven associates in its Edinburgh, Glasgow and London offices...

Shepherd and Wedderburn signs commitment to wider access to the legal profession
Shepherd and Wedderburn, September 2011
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has joined 22 other legal practices in the UK to launch PRIME, a profession-wide undertaking to give fair access to quality work experience for young people from less privileged backgrounds...

First Legal Clinic Opens in Haddington
Shepherd and Wedderburn, August 2011
Scotland

LawWorks Scotland is delighted to announce the launch of its first legal clinic in Scotland in conjunction with the Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) in East Lothian. The clinic, which commenced on 9 August 2011 and which will run on a weekly basis, have been established with the support of Shepherd and Wedderburn, one of the founder members of LawWorks Scotland...

Shepherd and Wedderburn completes third acquisition for Ocado
Shepherd and Wedderburn, August 2011
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has completed the acquisition of a new regional distribution site at Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxfordshire for client Ocado. The 43,000 sq ft regional ‘spoke’ site will allow online supermarket Ocado to process 10,000 orders a week and further expand its delivery presence in the south of England...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner named as Sainsbury's Lawyer of the Year
Shepherd and Wedderburn, July 2011
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner James Dobie has been named as the Sainsbury’s Lawyer of the Year. The Edinburgh-based property law specialist was awarded the UK-wide accolade at Sainsbury's Annual Legal Conference in London which featured a keynote address by the company’s Chief Executive Justin King...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advises British Land on Esporta deal
Shepherd and Wedderburn, July 2011
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted for client British Land in a UK-wide leisure property acquisition. British Land acquired 17 Virgin Active racket clubs for £179 million from health club chain New Esporta Holdings including Scottish leisure and golf facilities in Hamilton and Milngavie...

Shepherd and Wedderburn raises over £7,000 for the Scottish Community Foundation
Shepherd and Wedderburn, June 2011
Scotland

Two Shepherd and Wedderburn teams have so far raised over £7,000 for the Scottish Community Foundation by taking part in the RBS Caledonian Challenge. The event, in which participants take on a gruelling 54-mile walk through some of Scotland's most remote and rugged terrain, took place on Saturday 11 June...

Shepherd and Wedderburn's Free Office Policy
Shepherd and Wedderburn, June 2011
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn is pleased to announce that, in line with the WSG 'Free Office Policy' it can provide touch down and meeting room facilities to World Services Group members visiting or temporarily working from London, Edinburgh and Glasgow. All our offices are located centrally and are fully WiFi enabled...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Powers Up Cash Deal for Infinis of £176.6 million
Shepherd and Wedderburn, May 2011
Scotland

UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted for Infinis (a Terra Firma company) in the acquisition of the entire share capital of the companies which operate Minsca Windfarm, Dalswinton Windfarm and Slieve Divena Windfarm from Scottish and Southern Energy plc for £176.6 million, in a cash deal. Minsca and Dalswinton, both in Scotland, produce 36.8 and 30 megawatts respectively...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advises ARCUS on Forth Ports takeover
Shepherd and Wedderburn, April 2011
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted for Arcus Infrastructure Partners in its £760m takeover bid for Scottish ports operator Forth Ports. Arcus already holds a 22.8% stake in the company. Andrew Blain, corporate partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for Arcus, advising on Scottish elements of the deal, alongside Linklaters, which took the lead role for the acquirer...

Shepherd and Wedderburn wins place on new BBC legal panel
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2011
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has won a place on BBC Scotland's panel of external legal advisers. The firm will be advising BBC Scotland on matters in relation to competition law, contracts and property...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advises qedi shareholders on sale to Amec
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2011
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for the shareholders of qedi on the £33 million cash sale of the company to AMEC plc. qedi is a market leading completions and commissions management company in the oil and gas sector, based in Aberdeen...

Shepherd and Wedderburn underlines Glasgow aspirations with new office move
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2011
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has underlined its intention to further grow its west of Scotland business with a move to a prestigious new office in Glasgow. The firm today announced that it had agreed terms to move into a 10,500 sq ft office at 191 West George Street in June 2011...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Closes £13.6 million Deal for OLIM Ltd
Shepherd and Wedderburn, March 2011
Scotland

Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn, acting for OLIM Limited, has completed acquisitions of five purpose-built car showrooms on behalf of its discretionary fund management clients totalling £13.6 million at a net initial yield of 7%. The properties are let to Pendragon plc on F.R.I. leases with 16 years unexpired, with annual rent reviews in line with the Retail Price Index capped at 2.77%...

Speedy Delivery of Another Distribution Deal for Ocado
Shepherd and Wedderburn, February 2011
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn, has this week completed the acquisition of a new site in Wimbledon for Ocado Limited. The site will be used to house a bespoke distribution centre of almost 40,000 sq ft, allowing Ocado to expand its service by increasing its capabilities for deliveries in London and the South East...

Shepherd and Wedderburn is appointed to advise City of Edinburgh Council
Shepherd and Wedderburn, December 2010
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has secured a place on the prestigious legal panel for Edinburgh City Council. The firm is appointed to two panels, dealing with a range of advice which includes employment, corporate, property, IP, IT, procurement, competition and state aid, litigation, pensions construction, planning, environment and transport...

Shepherd and Wedderburn's Free Office Policy
Shepherd and Wedderburn, December 2010
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn is pleased to announce that, in line with the WSG 'Free Office Policy' it can provide touch down and meeting room facilities to World Services Group members visiting or temporarily working from London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. All our offices are located centrally and are fully WiFi enabled...

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints highly regarded Commercial Disputes Partner
Shepherd and Wedderburn, December 2010
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed highly regarded lawyer John MacKenzie as partner in its commercial dispute resolution practice. An experienced Solicitor Advocate, John deals with a range of commercial litigation and has particular expertise in intellectual property and IT matters...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Supports Charity Art Exhibition
Shepherd and Wedderburn, November 2010
Scotland

For the sixth year running, leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn is lending its support to Cancer Research UK by sponsoring an annual week of original and unique art. The exhibition, organised by the Edinburgh Fundraising Committee, will take place at Adams House on Chambers Street, Edinburgh from Tuesday 16 to Saturday 20 November...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Wins Gold for Intranet Innovation
Shepherd and Wedderburn, November 2010
Scotland

Leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has been awarded a Gold award in the 2010 Intranet Innovation Awards for the creation of its MyShepwedd intranet site. MyShepwedd, launched in January 2010, is a widget platform which allows users full control of the content they see on their home page...

 

 


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