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Shepherd and Wedderburn Scoops Transactions Team of the Year Award at the Law Awards of Scotland
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team was last night named Transactions Team of the Year at the prestigious Law Awards of Scotland. This is the fourth time in five years that the banking and finance team, led by Partner Fiona Buchanan, has been recognised at the Law Awards of Scotland...

Shepherd and Wedderburn launches specialist Environmental, Social and Governance Advisory Group
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has established a dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance Advisory Group to assist clients with their sustainability, workforce and regulatory commitments. The ESG Advisory Group, comprising lawyers with relevant, specialist expertise drawn from across the firm, is already supporting clients active in a variety of sectors in developing their ESG strategies...

Louisa Knox appointed to the Board of Scottish Financial Enterprise
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2021
Scotland

Louisa Knox, Partner in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s pensions team, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Director of Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE), the industry body for financial and professional services in Scotland...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Announces 28 New Associates and Senior Associates
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has promoted 12 solicitors to Associate in its latest round of internal promotions, while 16 Associates have become Senior Associates, all effective 1 October...

Energy Transition Zone Appointed as Legal Adviser to Energy Transition Zone
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been appointed by Energy Transition Zone (ETZ Ltd) to support its plans to reposition the north east of Scotland as a globally recognised integrated energy cluster, creating sustainable jobs while playing a crucial role in meeting the net zero ambitions set out by local, Scottish and UK governments...

Shepherd and Wedderburn invests in new Aberdeen office as part of three-year strategic growth plan
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn is continuing its investment in Aberdeen by moving into flexible Grade A office accommodation, which offers capacity to double the firm’s headcount in the city as it anticipates sustained growth in the region...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised Morton Club Together in its acquisition of a majority shareholding stake in Greenock Morton Football Club Limited
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has supported Morton Club Together in its acquisition of a majority shareholding stake in Greenock Morton Football Club Limited, meaning the football club is now entirely owned by its fans. Morton Club Together is a community-owned, volunteer-run organisation that aims to ensure Greenock Morton football club is run in a sustainable way...

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been Reappointed to British Land’s Specialist Legal Panel
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been reappointed to British Land’s Specialist Legal Panel following a competitive tender process to advise on all Scottish law matters. British Land is a leading UK property company, with a portfolio of high quality commercial property focused on London campuses and retail and fulfilment assets...

Joanna Boag-Thomson Elected Chair of the Scottish Council for Development and Industry
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2021
Scotland

The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) has elected Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner Joanna Boag-Thomson as its Chair. Joanna, a media and technology specialist, was first appointed to the SCDI Board in 2019 and was elected Vice Chair the following year...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Acted for the Scottish National Investment Bank in its Equity Investment into Nova Innovation
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for the Scottish National Investment Bank (the Bank) in its equity investment into Nova Innovation, a leader in tidal energy. Nova Innovation manufactures and distributes innovative subsea tidal turbines, which transform the power of the sea into clean, predictable energy...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advises on ‘Green’ Redevelopment of Iconic Hunterston Parc
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2021
Scotland

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...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Reports 4% Turnover Growth and 13% Profits Increase in 2020/21
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, August 2021
Scotland

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

Shepherd and Wedderburn's Aberdeen Private Wealth and Tax Practice Earns Band 2 Ranking
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, August 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn would like to say thank you to our clients for their kind feedback, which has seen six of our lawyers recognised as leading individuals in the latest edition of the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth rankings...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Appoints Infrastructure and Procurement Partner
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2021
Scotland

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. Euan, who was previously a Director at Shepherd and Wedderburn, re-joined the firm on 14 June...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Appointed to Virgin Money’s Reduced Core Legal Panel
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn is pleased to announce its appointment to Virgin Money’s reduced core panel of legal advisers following a rigorous tender process. The firm will continue to support Virgin Money, a longstanding client of the firm, by providing specialist legal expertise to the financial service provider’s operations across the UK...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Acts for Bigblu Broadband plc in the Sale of QCL Holdings Limited
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate finance team has acted for the majority shareholders in the sale of QCL Holdings Limited, a fixed wireless broadband company known as Quickline, valuing the business at up to £92.1 million...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Commits to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030 and Signs the Edinburgh Climate Compact
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn, the largest Scottish-headquartered UK law firm, has committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and signed the Edinburgh Climate Compact...

Dentons’ Private Client Team Joins Shepherd and Wedderburn
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2021
Scotland

Dentons’ Scottish private client team is joining Shepherd and Wedderburn, creating one of Scotland’s largest private client practices and expanding the specialist asset protection, personal tax planning, trusts, executries and succession planning support available to clients...

Shepherd and Wedderburn supports Advanta Wealth with the next stage of its growth plans
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, January 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has supported financial planning and wealth management business Advanta Wealth, based in Glasgow and London, with the next stage of its growth plans. Our corporate finance team, headed up by Partner George Frier, has advised Advanta’s management team, led by CEO Craig Webster, in a successful multi-million-pound investment by London-based Beech Tree Private Equity...

Shepherd and Wedderburn banking and finance team reports strong 12-month deal activity
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team has reported a busy 12 months, supporting clients with a mix of strong deal volumes and advisory work, despite the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic...

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP advises consortium of investors in the acquisition of ASCO Group Ltd
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, along with English counsel Ashurst LLP, has advised a consortium of investors who, via investment vehicle Zander Topco Limited, have acquired ASCO Group Ltd (ASCO), the largest global provider of outsourced logistics services and solutions to the oil and gas industry...

Shepherd and Wedderburn corporate finance team reports strong deal activity despite lockdown
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s 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. The firm’s corporate finance lawyers advised on deals with a combined value exceeding £2 billion in the six months to 31 October 2020...

Gillian Carty Elected Chair of Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2020
Scotland

Gillian Carty has been elected Chair of Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, the largest Scottish-headquartered UK law firm. She will chair Shepherd and Wedderburn’s board, working closely with her fellow partners and Andrew Blain, Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Managing Partner, to chart the firm’s strategic direction over the next three years...

Strong First Half Deals for Scottish Firm Shepherd & Wedderburn
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2020
Scotland

The corporate finance group at Scottish member Shepherd and Wedderburn has had a very busy first half of the year despite C-19. Highlights of M&A activity include: 1. adviser to Epic Games International on its acquisition of Superawesome, a leading UK provider of “kid tech”, supplying Lego, Hasbro and others; 2...

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Smarter Working Team Highly Commended at Lawyer Awards 2020
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Smarter Working team has been highly commended in the Most Innovative Use of Technology category at the Lawyer Awards 2020...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Lawyer Named Rising Star of the Year at Scottish Legal Awards
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn enjoyed a duo of successes at the Scottish Legal Awards on Wednesday, where Leigh Herd, an Associate in the property and infrastructure disputes team, was named Rising Star of the Year and the firm’s marketing and business development team was highly commended in the Support Team of the Year category...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Launches Dedicated International Families Group for Clients Relocating to the UK
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has established a dedicated International Families Group in response to a surge in demand for legal advice from overseas clients wishing to relocate to the UK...

Shepherd and Wedderburn establishes dedicated COVID-19 Advisory Group
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, March 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has established a COVID-19 Advisory Group, which draws relevant, specialist expertise from across the firm to support clients with informed, pragmatic legal advice on the unprecedented challenges posed by the global pandemic...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Corporate Finance Team Advised on Deals with an Aggregate Value of £6.03 Billion in 2019
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate finance team advised on deals with an aggregate value of £6.03 billion in 2019. The team, which was named Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year at the 2019 Scottish Legal Awards, advised on 85 deals globally in the year to December 2019, including a number of notable clean energy and technology-led transactions...

Shepherd and Wedderburn is Top Scottish-Headquartered Law Firm in New Legal Sector Diversity Ranking
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn is the top-ranked Scottish-headquartered law firm in a new list of the UK’s top 25 legal employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. The firm is ranked 16th in the Top 25 in the Legal Sector listing, published by Stonewall and the InterLaw Diversity Forum as part of Stonewall’s annual Workplace Equality Index (WEI)...

Head of Technology Steve Dalgleish Awarded Legal Technologist Status by the Law Society of Scotland
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2020
Scotland

Steve Dalgleish, Head of Technology at Shepherd and Wedderburn and Co-head of the firm’s Smarter Working unit, has become the first non-solicitor to be awarded Accredited Legal Technologist status by the Law Society of Scotland...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Scoops Two Awards at the Law Awards of Scotland
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been honoured with two awards at The Herald Law Awards of Scotland 2019...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Launches Smarter Working Innovation Unit
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has launched a Smarter Working innovation unit to further enhance its service to clients...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Announces Six Associate Promotions
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has promoted six solicitors to Associate in its latest round of internal promotions, four of whom joined the firm as trainees...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Acts for deltaDNA in Sale to Unity Technologies
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for the shareholders in Scottish data analytics company deltaDNA in its sale to US-based game platform developer Unity Technologies. Edinburgh-based deltaDNA has developed a powerful data analytics engine for game developers that tracks the performance of games in real time, across mobile, PC, TV, and console play...

Shepherd and Wedderburn banking and finance team reports £13.4bn year-on-year deal value growth
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, September 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team has reported another strong year for deals, with the value of transactions rising by 10% (£13.4 billion) in the 2019 financial year to 30 April. The team completed 167 deals with a combined value of £145.4 billion, up from 162 deals valued at £132 billion in 2017/18...

Yvonne Brady named Best Professional in Business at the Scottish Women's Awards
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, August 2019
Scotland

Yvonne Brady, Head of Restructuring and Business Advisory at Shepherd and Wedderburn, was last night named Best Professional in Business at the Scottish Women’s Awards 2019...

Corporate team advises BigBlu Broadband on growth acceleration deals
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, August 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Glasgow corporate team advised longstanding client and satellite broadband provider BigBlu Broadband plc on the demerger of its UK fixed wireless broadband business, Quickline Communications Ltd, backed with new private equity investment and debt funding...

Shepherd and Wedderburn appointed to all six lots of new Scottish Government Legal Services Framework
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been appointed to all six lots of the new Scottish Government Legal Services Framework following a competitive tender process. The four-year framework will be open to Scottish Central Government public sector organisation, and is effective from 1 August 2019. Shepherd and Wedderburn joins 10 other suppliers on the framework and is appointed to all six lots...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Opens Office in the Republic of Ireland
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has opened an office in the Republic of 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 - including European intellectual property and competition matters - when the UK leaves the EU...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advise Gatehouse Bank in multi-million pound Shariah-compliant deal
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
England

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised Gatehouse Financial Group on a multi-million pound Shariah-compliant deal to acquire The Mint office building in Leeds...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Posts Record Financial Results in its 250th Year
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has achieved record financial results in its 250th year, with revenue and profits rising 4% and 3.6% respectively in the year to 30 April 2019. Through sustained investment in people and technology, and a high level of client activity despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty, the largest Scottish-headquartered UK law firm saw all its divisions deliver year-on-year growth...

Clean Energy Expert Clare Foster Appointed to RenewableUK Board
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Clare Foster, Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Head of Clean Energy, has been appointed to the Board of industry body RenewableUK. Clare’s appointment recognises her market-leading renewable energy finance expertise across multiple clean energy technologies...

Corporate Finance Team Acts for Machine Labs in £800k Funding Round
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate team acted for Machine Labs in an £800,000 equity funding round. Machine Labs, which is developing a suite of machine learning products to optimise database marketing and advertising activities, plans to recruit eight new staff in Edinburgh and expand internationally...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Corporate Team Advise on Series A Investment into Intelligent Growth Solutions
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate team advised the US investor S2G Ventures in the Series A funding round into Scottish vertical farming company, Intelligent Growth Solutions. Chicago-based S2G Ventures led on the funding round into the Invergowrie-based company, which is developing large-scale, indoor agriculture methods...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advises on Management Buyout of Cyber Security Firm Adarma
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised on the management buyout of Scottish cyber security specialist Adarma. The Glasgow headquartered company, previously known as ECS Security, has an extensive client roster that includes market-leading brands and FTSE 250 organisations...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advise on Loch Lomond Distillery Group acquisition
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

A multi-disciplinary Shepherd and Wedderburn team completed the acquisition of the Loch Lomond Distillery Group (LLG) on behalf of new Chinese private equity firm, Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd. Hillhouse again approached Shepherd and Wedderburn to act on the transaction, having previously been interested in a smaller distillery last autumn, though LLG is a significantly larger transaction...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Unveils Leading Industry Speaker Line-Up for Scotland’s Premier Property Conference
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has unveiled a prestigious line-up of industry speakers for Property 2019, Scotland’s premiere property conference...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Announces Two Partner and Four Legal Director Promotions
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, April 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has promoted two of its lawyers to Partner and four to Legal Director, effective May 1. Judith Stephenson, a property and infrastructure specialist who joined the firm’s Glasgow office as an Associate in 2014, and private client and tax specialist Douglas Sinclair, who joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a trainee in 2005, have both been assumed as Partners...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Elects Andrew Blain as Managing Partner
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, April 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has elected Andrew Blain as its new Managing Partner. He will assume the role on 1 May 2019. Andrew has been a member of Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Board since 2009 as Divisional Director of the Corporate Division. He will build upon the firm’s significant progress and achievements on behalf of clients in recent years...

 

 


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