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Shepherd and Wedderburn

1 WEST REGENT STREET, GLASGOW, G2 1RW, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 566 9900
Fax:
Fax 0141 565 1222
DX:
GW409 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com

John Elder

Tel:
Work 0141 566 7227
Email:
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Work Department

Property

Position

John specialises in commercial real estate and has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of Scottish property work.  He is Head of the firm’s healthcare sector team and advises a range of major healthcare provider and investor clients.  He also has wide experience in cross-border property and corporate deals, with particular expertise in property finance, investment purchases and sales, development and asset management work.  Clients describe him as “the man for healthcare in Scotland”, and “just excellent”.  John has an MBA from the University of Edinburgh Business School.  Admitted in Scotland.

Career

Trained Bird Semple 1994; admitted as a solicitor 1996; McGrigor Donald 1996-7; Bird Semple 1997-2000; DLA 2000-2003; Tods Murray 2003-2014; Shepherd and Wedderburn 2014

Member

Law Society of Scotland

Education

Glasgow University (1993 LLB Hons; 1994 Dip LP)
Edinburgh University (2007 MBA)

Leisure

Travel, golf, cycling and music.


Scotland: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

Shepherd and Wedderburn handles capital projects and finance work for major care home operators and healthcare investment funds. It also acts for public bodies, including Councils and NHS Trusts, in relation to major NPD, hub and PPP transactions. Practice head John Elder is advising care home operator, Four Seasons Health Care Group, on Scottish aspects its restructuring and refinancing project, including a new facility agreement and the preparation of restructuring proposals for its third party landlords. Clare Foster and Stephen Colliston are advising NORD/LB on all aspects of the DBFM project for two health and care centres at Gorbals Health and Care Centre and Woodside Health and Care Centre; a mandate that includes assistance with project management, property, procurement, construction, facilities maintenance and finance. Daniel Lee is advising US-based MedSource on its acquisition of data trial services business, Datatrial, and post-transaction integration, which involved complex data protection issues.

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