Andrew Blain re-elected managing partner of Shepherd and Wedderburn
Andrew Blain has been re-elected as managing partner of Shepherd and Wedderburn from 1 May 2023.
Mr Blain was first elected managing partner in 2019 after joining Shepherd and Wedderburn in 1989 and becoming a partner in 1996. He led the firm’s corporate practice from 2009 until 2019.
During his first term, the firm has delivered sustained growth in both revenues and profit achieving five per cent turnover growth to £62.2 million in the year to 30 April 2022.
He said: “I am honoured to have been re-elected as Managing Partner for a further term and look forward to working with the board to deliver our strategy. Current economic and geopolitical events may not make this easy, but we have laid good long-term foundations with investments in people, technology and offices. It is a privilege to work with our talented people and our clients, and I look forward to leading the firm to continued success in the coming years”.
Gillian Carty, chair, said: “During his first term, Andrew successfully and deftly navigated the many challenges presented by the pandemic. As we move into the second year of the firm’s growth strategy, we are delighted that Andrew has been re-elected and believe that his leadership and commitment to our clients and our colleagues will take the firm from strength to strength.”