Shepherd and Wedderburn



Shepherd and Wedderburn team advised on deals worth £7.1 billion in 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate finance team advised on deals with an aggregate value of £7.1 billion in 2020.

Published 16 April 2021

Hamish Lean: More protection in the pipeline for secure farm tenancies

Agricultural tenants could benefit from additional protections in the aftermath of the Holyrood elections, writes Hamish Lean.

Published 22 March 2021

John Vassiliou joins Shepherd and Wedderburn

Immigration specialist John Vassiliou has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn amid rising demand from clients for business and personal immigration advice following the UK’s departure from the European Union.

Published 1 March 2021

Dan Traynor: LGBT History Month – a celebration of spirit

Dan Traynor discusses people of faith in the LGBTQ+ community, noting the unique challenges they face.

Published 22 February 2021

Dentons’ 20-strong private client team joins Shepherd and Wedderburn

Dentons’ Scottish private client team is joining Shepherd and Wedderburn.

Published 2 February 2021

Emma Hendrie: LGBT History Month – how it all began

Shepherd and Wedderburn trainee Emma Hendrie kicks off the firm's celebration of LGBT History Month with a look at the history of the month itself, an explanation of this year’s theme – Body, Mind, Spirit – and how you can show your support.

Published 2 February 2021

Shepherd and Wedderbun raises more than £1,300 for Barnardo’s

Shepherd and Wedderbun has supported Barnardo's #Kidsmas campaign to help vulnerable children this Christmas.

Published 15 December 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn corporate finance team reports strong deal activity

Shepherd and Wedderburn corporate finance team has reported a busy first half of the 2020/21 financial year, supporting clients with strong and sustained deal activity despite the challenging environment created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 23 November 2020

Gillian Carty elected chair of Shepherd and Wedderburn

Gillian Carty has been elected chair of Shepherd and Wedderburn.

Published 16 November 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn named Regional/Offshore Firm of the Year

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been named Regional/Offshore Firm of the Year at the 23rd Legal Business Awards run by Legal Business magazine.

Published 1 October 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn reports two per cent turnover growth in 2019/20

Shepherd and Wedderburn has reported two per cent turnover growth to £56.9 million in the year to April 30, 2020, with profits before partner distributions down 1.7 per cent to £22.4 million.

Published 7 September 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn launches dedicated group for clients relocating to the UK

Shepherd and Wedderburn has established a dedicated international families group to provide legal advice to overseas clients wishing to relocate to the UK.

Published 2 September 2020

Blog: Ethical finance poised to unleash the green recovery

Peter Alderdice and Daniel Boynton from Shepherd and Wedderburn detail how ethical finance can kickstart the green recovery of Scotland's economy after COVID-19.

Published 1 September 2020

Hamish Lean: Proposal for court is worthy of note

Hamish Lean looks at the potential amalgamation of Scotland's land dispute bodies.

Published 10 August 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Lorna Brown receives STEP Excellence Award

Lorna Brown, a solicitor in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s private client team, has received an Excellence Award from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) after achieving the highest mark in Scotland to for the Advanced Certificate in Wills and Executries.

Published 30 June 2020