Shepherd And Wedderburn

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has expanded its private client service in Aberdeen with the appointment of solicitor Kirsten McKinnon. Ms McKinnon has joined the firm from Burnett & Reid to work alongside former colleague Gillian Campbell, who joined Shepherd and Wedderburn in April as partner and head

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has opened an office in Ireland to ensure continuity of service to clients across the EU post-Brexit. The office, in the heart of Dublin’s business district, will allow the firm’s lawyers to continue to support clients with their European legal requirements - incl

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has achieved record financial results in its 250th year, with revenue and profits rising four per cent and 3.6 per cent respectively in the year to 30 April 2019. Revenues for the year totalled £55.7 million, up from £53.5 million in 2017/18, and profits before pa

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced the promotion of Judith Stephenson and Douglas Sinclair to partner, as well as the promotion of four senior lawyers to legal director. Ms Stephenson is a property and infrastructure specialist who joined the firm's Glasgow office as an associate in 2014, while M

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Shepherd and Wedderburn has elected Andrew Blain as its new managing partner with effect from 1 May 2019. Mr Blain succeeds Stephen Gibb, who was first elected in 2012 and led the firm through the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

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The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) will host its Annual General Meeting at Shepherd and Wedderburn's Edinburgh headquarters next month. Delegates to the AGM, taking place on Thursday 16 May, will hear updates from SYLA's president and treasurer on the past year's activities, consider ame

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Scotland must address eight core issues in order to seize export opportunities and build an economy fit for the future, according to a study by the Fraser of Allander Institute. The Scotland in 2050: Realising Our Global Potential report canvassed the views of more than 100 business leaders, industr

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Shepherd and Wedderburn is the only Scottish-headquartered law firm to be ranked in the inaugural list of the UK’s top 25 legal employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. The firm is ranked 19th in the Top 25 in the legal sector listing, published by Stonewall and the InterLaw

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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 notabl

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Shepherd and Wedderburn partner Yvonne Brady, specialist insolvency advisor in the firm's corporate & restructuring recovery team, has been elected to the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) Scotland Council. Ms Brady begins a three-year term, during which she will draw on her experience sup

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