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  • 19.Dec.2016 Shepherd and Wedderburn voted a top twenty best legal adviser

    Law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn has been voted a ‘best legal adviser’ in Legal Week’s Best Legal Adviser Report 2016-17

    In compiling the Report, in-house lawyers and senior executives at top UK and international companies were asked to rate their satisfaction with all aspects of law...

  • 06.Dec.2016 Shepherd and Wedderburn hosts festive football tournament

    As many of us opened our first advent calendar doors, UK law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn kicked off the festive season with a 5-a-side football tournament organised by members of the firm’s London office.

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  • 05.Dec.2016 University of St Andrews’ £25m green energy centre scoops sustainable development award

    Over 1,200 guests gathered last week in Edinburgh at the Scottish Green Energy Awards to hear about the great pioneering work being carried out on our own shores in the renewable energy space, and to honour those leading the charge. 

    Fifteen awards designed to recognise...

  • 05.Dec.2016 Shepherd and Wedderburn headline sponsor at RICS inaugural conference

    Expert dispute resolution lawyers from the leading contentious construction team at Shepherd and Wedderburn will help construction and property professionals get to grips with the different options available for resolving disputes during the course of a...

  • 30.Nov.2016 Shepherd and Wedderburn targets growth in Aberdeen and the north east of Scotland

    Shepherd and Wedderburn has today announced further expansion of its Aberdeen...

  • 21.Nov.2016 FanDuel and DraftKings announce proposed merger

    Shepherd and Wedderburn and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati acted for FanDuel in its proposed conditional merger with DraftKings, which was announced on Friday. The Shepherd and Wedderburn transaction team included UK corporate lawyers Stephen Trombala, John Morrison, Tom Swan, Eilidh...

  • 16.Nov.2016 Property 2016 explores the future of the UK property industry

    In a week when, across the Atlantic, the unexpected happened, it was reassuring to find that some certainties remain. In Edinburgh’s City Centre it was business as usual, as leading players from the property industry gathered at Property 2016, an event now in its 17th year, which delivered as...

  • 15.Nov.2016 Car salesman asks: Are we needed?

    The credo of the consummate sales professional is to focus on the benefits of a product and less so on its features. And so, at the Property 2016 conference in Edinburgh last week, that’s exactly what AECOM’s Head of Urban Development, Chris Choa did when he spoke about the implications and...

  • 14.Nov.2016 Charity praises Shepherd and Wedderburn commitment to young people

    The education charity, Impressive People, has praised Shepherd and Wedderburn's commitment to helping young people.

    Speaking after last week's Investors In Young People Profiling Event at the firm's Edinburgh office, the charity's Director, Patrick Gaffney, said: “It was great to...

  • 01.Nov.2016 What impact will driverless cars have on urban development?

    Driverless cars are due to appear on UK roads sooner than most probably imagine and have sparked much controversy in the media in recent weeks. 

    Not only are UK drivers worried about how safe these robot cars really are but a recent London School of Economics study has raised concerns...

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