David Anderson > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Property and Infrastructure Disputes

Position

David is a partner and is recognised as one of Scotland’s leading commercial litigators acting in high profile and high value disputes. He has substantial experience of advising in the construction and energy sectors. Over the past year he has acted on behalf a wide range of blue chip clients including Kier Group, Scottish Power and BAE Systems plc. David is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and regularly sits as an arbitrator.  He has recently completed an appointment as the chairman of a tribunal in a complex construction arbitration where the sums in dispute are in excess of £50m. David’s ability to deal with largescale disputes in a focused and effective manner to achieve a successful outcome means that he is highly sought after. Clients describe David as ‘very focused and impressive, with a calm approach.’

Career

Articled Shepherd and Wedderburn; qualified 1992; assistant 1992-97; associate 1997-98; partner 1998.

Memberships

The Law Society of Scotland; Society for Construction Law; The Adjudication Society; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Education

Edinburgh University (1989 LLB; 1990 Diploma in Legal Practice; 2002 LLM Construction Law).

Leisure

Tennis.