Shepherd and Wedderburn
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Shepherd and Wedderburn is a leading UK law firm, with an uncompromising commitment to client service. With offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Aberdeen, the firm delivers comprehensive multi-jurisdictional legal advice across every business sector as well as offering the full range of private client and wealth management services.
Regarded by many as the go-to firm for specialist advice in the energy and natural resources and real-estate sectors, Shepherd and Wedderburn also has an impressive track record in advising clients from across other industries and sectors. FTSE 100 blue chips, AIM companies, large SMEs and public service organisations are counted among our clients.
Focusing on clients and finding the very best solution for each of them is paramount to our multi-disciplinary teams of specialist lawyers. These teams look at the issues involved from every angle to find the best commercial solution. Regardless of whether the project is complex or routine, UK based or international, clients can be confident with the impartiality, authority and commercial soundness of Shepherd and Wedderburn's advice, and they have come to expect only practical and innovative solutions from us.
As a founding member of the World Services Group, Shepherd and Wedderburn is able to respond to clients' needs swiftly and effectively anywhere in the world. Currently the firm serves clients in 86 jurisdictions.
Shepherd and Wedderburn's sector approach brings together specialist lawyers from across the firm with the knowledge and experience to tackle sector-specific commercial issues. The firm has a strong reputation in the energy, real-estate and financial services sectors: the Energy and Natural Resources Group has an enviable reputation for advising leading organisations on complex and innovative transactions relating to conventional power; renewables; oil and gas, water; waste; and mining.
Our Real Estate and Infrastructure Practice comprises 30 partners and 71 lawyers and is supported by specialists in planning, construction, property litigation, corporate finance and restructuring.
The financial and banking team advises on mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; investment funds; private equity investments; IPOs; and other equity capital markets deals. Shepherd and Wedderburn also provide sector-specific legal services for: food and drink; hospitality and leisure; life sciences; and the public sector.
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