Andrew Blain > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Corporate Finance

Position

Andrew is the firm’s managing partner and a corporate lawyer. He advises a range of listed and private companies on corporate matters including restructuring, joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals. His clients reflect his focus on the real estate, financial services, transport and waste sectors. Andrew’s past work includes acting for iomart Group in its acquisition of United Communications Limited; acting for Scarborough Group International in its sale of a minority interest in Scarborough Thorpe Park Holdings Limited to Hualing Group, a Chinese conglomerate and acting for Safestay plc in the purchase of the Smart City Hostel and student accommodation.

Career

Trained Shepherd and Wedderburn; qualified 1991; partner 1996.

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland; Society of Writers to the Signet.

Education

Kelvinside Academy; Glasgow University (1988 LLB Hons; 1989 DipLP).

Leisure

Golf, cricket, family.