We bring a pragmatic and commercial approach to pensions law. We understand the wide range of complex issues our clients face, be they employers, trustees or other advisers, and are committed to offering our advice in the way that suits their needs best.

Our clients are kept fully informed on the latest developments in the field, with regular updates and our e-bulletin service. They also benefit from a range of services including client seminars and trustee training sessions. Operating on a UK-wide basis, with both Scottish and English qualified lawyers, our high quality team of specialists is ranked very highly by the leading legal directories.

As a team we work closely with Shepherd and Wedderburn's experts in employment, employee share incentives, and tax.

"They have a very good command of their subject but are also very approachable and user-friendly. They are good at making complexity palatable and working as a team."
– Chambers, Pensions

Shepherd and Wedderburn is known for being "fast, responsive and proactive, with no waffle', and for possessing 'great business acumen as well as empathy with people".
– Legal 500, Pensions


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Brexit: What now for UK business?

This webinar, recorded prior to the EU referendum, uses a practical case study of a business with both UK and EU operations and a cross-border corporate structure to demonstrate the Brexit issues to be considered. Our specialist team help you understand how the various scenarios might play out and interrogate those questions that you may wish to address in your own business.

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Key People



The following is a selection of our clients:

  • ABI
  • Aggreko
  • Anglian Water
  • Baillie Gifford
  • Brewin Dolphin
  • Christian Salvesen/Groupe Norbert Dentressangle SA
  • Danaher
  • Grampian Country Foods
  • Pentair
  • ScottishPower
  • Scottish Widows
  • Stagecoach
  • Standard Life
  • Vivendi and Universal Music Group
  • Wood Group