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Shepherd and Wedderburn

2 RUBISLAW TERRACE, ABERDEEN, AB10 1XE, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01224 621166
Fax:
Fax 01224 623103
DX:
AB44 ABERDEEN-1
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com

John Rutherford

Tel:
Work 01224 343555
Email:
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Work Department

Corporate Finance

Position

John is a partner in our corporate team and is senior partner in the Aberdeen office. John advises boards, directors, owner managers and shareholders on M&A, investments, disposals and other corporate work and has many years experience in the oil and gas service sector.

Career

Trained and worked with Paull and Williamsons (now Burness Paull) 1980 - 1988; then Partner - Ledingham Chalmers 1988- 2006;
Partner (2006) and Head of Corporate – McGrigors LLP 2010-2012
Partner - Pinsent Masons – 2012 -2016.
Consultant and then Partner - Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP 2016 to date

Member

Law Society of Scotland

Education

LLB (Hons) - University of Edinburgh

Leisure

Golf, music, guitar, current affairs, walking.


Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in Scotland

Within: Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn enhanced its footprint in Aberdeen, and the wider market in North East Scotland, following its recent high-profile acquisition of The Commercial Law Practice LLP; Keir Willox was among the key individuals to move across. In addition, the Aberdeen corporate team includes John Rutherford and consultant Charles Scott, who joined in 2016 from Pinsent Masons LLP and Mackinnons respectively. Rutherford heads the practice, which handles matters such as acquisitions and disposals of SMEs and shareholder investments, among other areas.

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