Shepherd and Wedderburn



Shepherd and Wedderburn welcomes 28 new associates and senior associates

Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced the promotion of 12 solicitors to associate and 16 associates to senior associate.

Published 11 October 2021

Jack Freeland: The steps to take to apply for a spouse or partner visa from the United States

Immigration lawyer Jack Freeland looks at the latest rules for UK-US travel.

Published 11 October 2021

ETZ LTD appoints Shepherd and Wedderburn as legal adviser

ETZ Ltd has appointed Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP to support its plans to reposition the North East of Scotland as a globally recognised integrated energy cluster.

Published 6 October 2021

Shepherd and Wedderburn advises on ‘green’ redevelopment of iconic Hunterston Parc

Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for Clydeport Operations Limited (COL) in concluding an option agreement with the sustainable energy company XLCC to construct a facility at Hunterston Port to produce high voltage sub-sea cables for the transmission of renewable energy.

Published 15 September 2021

Blog: Managing risk throughout the construction materials shortage

Eilidh Dobson and Iain Drummond comment on legal aspects of the ongoing materials shortage.

Published 10 September 2021

Joanna Boag-Thomson elected chair of Scottish Council for Development and Industry

The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) has elected Shepherd and Wedderburn partner Joanna Boag-Thomson as its chair.

Published 9 September 2021

Five per cent bonus for Shepherd and Wedderburn staff as profits surge by 13 per cent

Shepherd and Wedderburn reported 4.1 per cent turnover growth to £59.3 million in the year to 30 April 2021, with profits before partner distributions rising 13 per cent to £25.3 million.

Published 23 August 2021

Gordon Downie: Sweeping reform of consumer protection proposals – what you need to know

Gordon Downie details proposed reform of the consumer protection regime.

Published 17 August 2021

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Euan Murray as partner

Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Euan Murray as a partner in its construction and infrastructure team. He brings to the firm and its clients 16 years’ experience advising on the procurement, construction and operation of energy and infrastructure projects across the UK.

Published 21 June 2021

Shepherd and Wedderburn lawyers appointed to senior roles at Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Leigh Herd, an associate in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s construction disputes team, has been confirmed as vice chair of the Scottish branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in a brace of new appointments for the firm’s lawyers.

Published 7 June 2021

Shepherd and Wedderburn awarded top Investors in People accreditations

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been awarded the highest attainable accreditations as an Investor in People (IIP) and Investor in Young People (IIYP).

Published 11 May 2021

Shepherd and Wedderburn announces partner and legal director promotions

Shepherd and Wedderburn has promoted four of its lawyers to partner and two to legal director.

Published 26 April 2021

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