Shepherd and Wedderburn



Shepherd and Wedderburn banking and finance team reports £13.4bn year-on-year deal value growth

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team has reported another strong year for deals, with the value of transactions rising by 10 per cent (£13.4 billion) in the 2019 financial year to 30 April.

Published 9 September 2019

Yvonne Brady named best professional in business at the Scottish Women’s Awards 2019

Yvonne Brady, head of restructuring and business advisory at Shepherd and Wedderburn, has been named best professional in business at the Scottish Women’s Awards 2019.

Published 30 August 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn appointed to all six lots of new Scottish Government Legal Services Framework

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been appointed to all six lots of the new Scottish Government Legal Services Framework following a competitive tender process.

Published 30 July 2019

Kirsten McKinnon joins Shepherd and Wedderburn in Aberdeen

Shepherd and Wedderburn has expanded its private client service in Aberdeen with the appointment of solicitor Kirsten McKinnon.

Published 25 July 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn opens office in Ireland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has opened an office in Ireland to ensure continuity of service to clients across the EU post-Brexit.

Published 22 July 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn celebrates 250th anniversary with record results

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.

Published 8 July 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Yvonne Brady as head of diversity, development and inclusion

Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Yvonne Brady to the new role of head of diversity, development and inclusion.

Published 3 June 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn promotes Judith Stephenson and Douglas Sinclair to partner

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.

Published 29 April 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn elects Andrew Blain as managing partner

Shepherd and Wedderburn has elected Andrew Blain as its new managing partner with effect from 1 May 2019.

Published 23 April 2019

SYLA gears up for 2019 AGM at Shepherd and Wedderburn

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) will host its Annual General Meeting at Shepherd and Wedderburn's Edinburgh headquarters next month.

Published 23 April 2019

Gillian Campbell to lead Shepherd and Wedderburn’s north of Scotland private client practice

Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed partner and private client specialist Gillian Campbell to lead its offering to private individuals and families, business owners and entrepreneurs in the north of Scotland.

Published 8 April 2019

Business leaders outline blueprint for Scotland’s future economic success

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.

Published 19 March 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn features in new legal sector diversity ranking

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.

Published 12 March 2019

Bumper year for Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate finance team

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.

Published 25 February 2019

Yvonne Brady elected to CBI Scotland Council

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.

Published 8 February 2019