• 17.Mar.2015 Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner announced as Chairman of Scottish Renewables

    Scottish Renewables, the voice of Scotland’s renewable energy sector,  announces the appointment of its new Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

    Patricia Hawthorn, Partner at UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn, has been appointed Chairman of the renewables body while Gordon MacDougall, Managing...

  • 03.Mar.2015 Shepherd and Wedderburn to sponsor All-Energy 2015

    Shepherd and Wedderburn is once again to play a leading role in the premier event for the UK energy industry, All-Energy.

    This year it will sponsor the event which takes place between 6–7 May at Glasgow’s Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre.

    All-Energy brings together the...

  • 02.Mar.2015 Shepherd and Wedderburn gear up for the BIG Dinner

    Partners at UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn will be dusting off their frilly pinnies this month as the firm takes part in an afternoon tea as part of The BIG Dinner in aid of the charity, 500 Miles.

    The BIG dinner is the charity’s initiative to raise £500,000 in a single night to help...

  • 12.Feb.2015 Shepherd and Wedderburn publishes ebook help for surviving the litigation jungle

    The Commercial Disputes team at UK law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn has published a new practical guide to help inhouse lawyers, directors and managers navigate their way through the litigation and disputes jungle in England and Wales

    The print...

  • 11.Feb.2015 ScottishPower pension scheme complete £2bn longevity swap

    The Trustee of the ScottishPower pension scheme has entered into a landmark £2bn Longevity swap which means a reduction in the risk of the pension scheme for both members and trustees.

    The scheme, which has around 9,000 pensioners across the UK, has implemented the swap – a relatively new...

  • 11.Feb.2015 Over 300kg donated by Shepherd and Wedderburn to foodbanks

    Staff at leading UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn have donated over 300kg of items to local foodbanks in the last two months.

    In the UK, 13 million people live below the poverty line and as a result, every day families and individuals go hungry. Since 2012, Shepherd and Wedderburn have...

  • 05.Feb.2015 Shepherd and Wedderburn to speak at the “Davos of where law meets business”

    Shepherd and Wedderburn will be speaking at this month’s Global Law Summit in London, dubbed by former Attorney General, the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, as the “Davos of where law meets business”.

    John MacKenzie, Solicitor Advocate and Head of the firm’s Commercial Dispute Resolution...

  • 29.Jan.2015 Shepherd and Wedderburn raise over £18k for The Yard

    Partners and staff at UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn have raised over £18,000 for The Yard, the purpose built indoor and outdoor adventure playground in Edinburgh for children and young people with disabilities.

    The sum was raised by a variety of means over 2014, including bake sales...

  • 25.Jan.2015 Shepherd and Wedderburn to sponsor major copyright conference

    Shepherd and Wedderburn is to sponsor a major copyright conference, taking place at the Scottish National Gallery on 2 February.

    Copyright and Cultural Heritage 2.0: Protecting creators, sharing content  will look at the challenges of sharing, protecting and...

  • 22.Jan.2015 Busy times continue in 2015 for Special Projects as latest deals hit £1bn

    It’s been a busy start to 2015 for the Special Projects Team at Shepherd and Wedderburn, with recent deals totalling a value in excess of £1bn.

    The team recently reached financial close on the £33m Greenfaulds High School in Cumbernauld this month - a design, build, finance and manage (...

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