Shepherd and Wedderburn grow talent

7 October 2015

Shepherd and Wedderburn grow talent

Reflecting the firms’ steady growth and commitment to nurturing talent, Shepherd and Wedderburn has promoted eight solicitors to the position of Associate in its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.  

These promotions take associate numbers from 55 to 63, the firm wide headcount now exceeding 500.  With a premier client portfolio and a reputation for the highest quality service, expert teams across the firm advise on deals of all sizes and complexity and maintain an industry leading position in a number of sectors. The firm reported exceptional results for the last financial year, with turnover growing 26 per cent to £48m.

Stephen Gibb, Chief Executive, Shepherd and Wedderburn said: "This is a really strong group of new associates, and reflects the strength in depth and quality of our people across our business.  They have all made, and I’m confident will continue to make, a strong contribution to the growth and success of Shepherd and Wedderburn.  They have consistently demonstrated a strong professional ethos, combined with real flair, technical expertise and an unwavering commitment to our clients and colleagues and their promotions are very well deserved.”

The new associates are Ashley McLean and Alison Rochester in Corporate, Daniel Bain who specialises in Commercial Dispute Resolution and Suzanne Knowles in Finance and Restructuring.  Joanna Donnelly, Vikki Henderson, Julia Kidd and Lynn Simpson are in the firms leading Real Estate practice.