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Shepherd and Wedderburn

1 EXCHANGE CRESCENT, CONFERENCE SQUARE, EDINBURGH, EH3 8UL, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 9900
Fax:
Fax 0131 228 1222
DX:
551970 EDINBURGH-53
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com

Charles Scott

Tel:
Work 0131 473 5778
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Charles specialises in business law with a particular expertise in harbour law and shipping, including ship purchases and sales, financing, chartering and shipbuilding contracts. 

With a legal career spanning more than 35 years, he is well known in business circles in Aberdeen and surrounds for his commercial acumen as well as for advising private clients in their estate planning, trusts and wills.  His portfolio of clients rely on his knowledge and expansive perspective of business and personal legal needs.


Scotland: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and executries

Within: Personal tax, trusts and executries

Shepherd and Wedderburn is ‘good on all accounts’ and its team is able to offer ‘a high level of personal service’. The team advises clients on high-end domestic matters such as complex wills, trusts and estate planning, and more complex matters, including multi-jurisdictional tax planning and compliance. Consultant Charles Scott joined the Aberdeen office in January 2017 alongside rural law expert Hamish Lean , greatly boosting the firm’s coverage in northeast Scotland. The ‘calm and authoritative’ Malcolm Rust leads the team, and is noted for his ‘in-depth’ understanding of private client work. Dual Scots and English law qualified Christopher McGill stands out for his work in executry matters, and regularly handles cross-border and international issues, pertaining to various Crown Dependencies, Dubai, France and Spain. ‘Sound, reliable and a pleasure to deal with’, senior associate Douglas Sinclair has particular expertise in complex UK and offshore tax matters, in addition to trust and partnership issues.

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