John Rutherford > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Aberdeen, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Shepherd and Wedderburn
2 RUBISLAW TERRACE
ABERDEEN
AB10 1XE
Scotland

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

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland

Education

LLB (Hons) – University of Edinburgh

Leisure

Golf, music, guitar, current affairs, walking.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in Scotland

The Aberdeen corporate team at Shepherd and Wedderburn is led by John Rutherford and handles the full spectrum of work including acquisitions and disposals of businesses and private companies, advising start-up businesses, representing shareholders and directors in corporate governance issues, private equity investment and pre-insolvency advice.