Shepherd And Wedderburn

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has promoted two of its lawyers to partner and seven to legal director with effect from 1 May. The newly-appointed partners are Kirsty Headden (pensions) and John Townsend (property and infrastructure).

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has recruited two senior lawyers. Morag Hutchison has rejoined the firm as a partner after training at Shepherd and Wedderburn and spending a number of years in the employment team in the early part of her career.

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As part of reforms to land ownership in Scotland, a new publicly accessible register with the details of anyone who controls decision-making on management, use, or development of land has been created and will come into force on 1 April 2024. Petra Grunenberg has the details. As part of the Sco

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Lawyers from Shepherd and Wedderburn's Pride Network write on this year's LGBT+ History Month topic of medicine. The theme selected by Schools OUT, a UK charity that promotes LGBT equality in education, for LGBT+ History Month 2024 is ‘Medicine - #UnderTheScope’. The aim of this selectio

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Jamie McRorie has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a partner in its regulation and markets practice. He brings over 20 years’ experience in both private practice and industry. He joins the firm from Ofgem, where he was deputy director – legal, working at the forefront of energy reg

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Hamish Lean provides an update on the rural property market. The Scottish Land Commission has recently published the Rural Land Market Insights Report 2023, which provides an in-depth analysis of the landowner and buyer motivations over the 2023 period whilst also giving insight into emerging rural

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Shepherd and Wedderburn is legal advisor to the newly formed Cask Whisky Association (CWA), a new organisation established to create a safer environment for whisky enthusiasts and customers to buy and sell casks for investment.

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Sam Clarke has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a partner in the real estate finance group. He brings over 16 years’ experience advising financial institutions, developers, investors and listed corporates on real estate finance transactions in the UK and Europe.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has reported seven per cent turnover growth to £66.7 million in the year to 30 April 2023, the sixth year of consecutive growth. Net profits (before partner distributions) grew three per cent to £27.1 million. The firm also announced that an exceptional bonus of f

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Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team has reported a busy 12 months. In the year to 30 April 2023, the team advised clients including banks, funds, financial institutions, alternative lenders, public bodies, corporate borrowers and sponsors, on over 140 deals with a total value of

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has relocated its Edinburgh headquarters to the new Haymarket grade A office development, taking a lease of the top two floors of 9 Haymarket Square which it moved into in May. With an ‘A’ Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating, the move is aligned with the f

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Iain Drummond analyses Lord Sandison’s recent opinion in Atalian Servest AMK Limited v BW (Electrical Contractors) Limited, an Outer House case which outlines the difficulty of challenging adjudicator’s decisions and the importance of precise drafting when deviating from standard form co

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With Scot­land and the rest of the UK con­tin­u­ally miss­ing house­build­ing tar­gets, Fraser Mitchell asks: what are the road­blocks to build­ing? Figures from industry body Homes for Scotland indicate that there is currently a shortage of almost 100,000 hom

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