Shepherd and Wedderburn is one of the UK’s leading law firms, with an uncompromising commitment to its clients and quality at the heart of everything it does. From offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Aberdeen, Shepherd and Wedderburn delivers specialist legal advice to commercial, public sector and private clients throughout the UK and overseas.
The firm: Shepherd and Wedderburn’s clients are drawn from a range of industries, with particular expertise and focus in providing pragmatic, commercial advice in the energy and natural resources, financial and real estate and infrastructure sectors. With 61 partners and around 350 staff, it has the expertise, experience and resources to meet its clients’ needs.
Its impressive and expanding client base includes large, well-known organisations, small and medium-sized enterprises, public sector agencies and high-net-worth individuals.
Types of work undertaken: Shepherd and Wedderburn provides its clients with a full range of legal services, including charities, commercial dispute resolution, construction and special projects, corporate, corporate tax, debt recovery, economic regulation, employee share incentives, employment, EU and competition, finance and restructuring, intellectual property, pensions, planning and environment, PPP, private client, professional regulation, professional negligence, property, public law and technology, media and telecoms.
Client relationship management is an integral part of the firm’s approach, with an emphasis on long-term, mutually beneficial client relationships. Shepherd and Wedderburn’s lawyers understand that delivering an excellent legal service in today’s environment demands not only high-quality legal advice but also a thorough understanding of the client’s business, its environment and its commercial objectives. The firm concentrates on developing solutions-led business advice and high standards of client services, and has excellent internal support services in terms of management, training, technology, knowledge management, administration and communications. An accredited investor in people, Shepherd and Wedderburn’s desire to provide excellent career and personal development opportunities for its people, as well as to improve its understanding of its clients’ businesses and its ability to meet their needs, means the firm always has several staff on secondment to client organisations.
To find out more about Shepherd and Wedderburn and the services it offers, visit www.shepwedd.co.uk. If you wish to speak to someone with regard to a specific area of law, please contact the relevant named person.
Number of UK Partners 61
Number of other UK fee-earners 239
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