Yvonne Brady > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Shepherd and Wedderburn
G2 1RW

Work Department

Corporate Restructuring and Recovery


Yvonne is a specialist insolvency advisory and appointment lawyer who deals with all forms of insolvency related issues ranging from complex bankruptcy to group restructuring, debt advisory and formal appointment work.  Yvonne has a particular expertise in the SME and mid-market sectors across a number of sectors including education, retail, regulated businesses, hospitality and healthcare. She is noted for her jargon free style and ability to deliver client outcomes with minimal fuss.

Yvonne is a member of the Law Society’s Insolvency Solicitors Committee, she has been named Scotland’s Star Individual in the field of Corporate Recovery and Restructuring in the Chambers Directory 2017 (for the fifth consecutive year) and is described as “the most experienced recovery lawyer in Scotland”.


2009 to 2013 Partner, DLA Piper, 2013 to 2016 Partner, HBJ Gateley, 2016 to date Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP.


Law Society of Scotland, Law Society Accreditation Committee for Insolvency & Restructuring, Chair of Insolvency Specialist Conference 2016, Law Society Insolvency Committee


1982 Dip LP, University of Strathclyde, 1981 LLB (Hons), University of Strathclyde

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Hall of Fame)

Yvonne BradyShepherd and Wedderburn

Shepherd and Wedderburn‘s experience spans transactional, financial and contentious restructuring and insolvency matters for a client roster, which includes large restructuring and insolvency specialists and a number of niche practices in Scotland. The practice is led by Glasgow-based Yvonne Brady, who has a particular focus on the reorganisation and disposal of distressed and insolvent businesses in the SME and mid-market sector. Other noteworthy individuals include contentious specialist Gillian CartyFiona McKerrell, who focuses on complex financial restructurings and advising directors of distressed companies; and senior associate Allana Sweeney, who handles distressed M&A work.