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Shepherd and Wedderburn

2 RUBISLAW TERRACE, ABERDEEN, AB10 1XE, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01224 621166
Fax:
Fax 01224 623103
DX:
AB44 ABERDEEN-1
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com

John Rutherford

Tel:
Work 01224 343555
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com/
Shepherd and Wedderburn

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

Member

Law Society of Scotland

Education

LLB (Hons) - University of Edinburgh

Leisure

Golf, music, guitar, current affairs, walking.


Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in Scotland

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn‘s Aberdeen-led practice has gained momentum since the firm acquired The Commercial Law Partnership in January 2017. With practice head John Rutherford at the helm, the firm has won new work across all the key sectors of the north east economy, including food and drink,  financial services, renewable energy, technology and rural business. Rutherford has more than 35 years of experience acting for clients in the oil and gas service sector; his workload in this space covers investments and disposals (acting for private equity investors and management teams), and corporate structuring, among other matters. The team also includes Keir Willox, whose expertise includes company formations, joint venture agreements, MBOs/MBIs and commercial contracts.

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