Katie Russell > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Shepherd and Wedderburn
1 EXCHANGE CRESCENT
CONFERENCE SQUARE
EDINBURGH
EH3 8UL
Scotland

Work Department

Employment law

Position

Katie is a partner with the firm’s employment team. She has been practising in this area exclusively since 2005. Katie regularly advises a number of significant commercial clients including Baillie Gifford, Epic Games Inc, the University of Edinburgh, Genius Foods, Vallourec Oil & Gas UK, and the R&A. Katie provides strategic commercially astute advice which is solutions-focused. She is admitted in Scotland and in England & Wales and practiced in the City for over six years.

Career

2003 to 2006 Trainee then Assistant, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP; 2006 to 2012 Senior Associate (from 2009); Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, London, 2012 to November 2015 Senior Associate (since 2015); Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2015 to date Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland; Employment Lawyers Association; Industrial Law Society; Employment Law Group

Education

Strathaven Academy; University of Edinburgh (2001 First Class LLB Mixed Hons (Law and Accountancy; 2002 Dip LP); University of Texas, Austin (exchange year 1999/2000)

Leisure

Running, tennis

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Human resources > Employment

(Next Generation Partners)

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