Shepherd and Wedderburn has made two senior appointments to its Business Development and Marketing team.

Scott Thomson joins the firm as Director of Business Development and Marketing, while Camillo Fracassini has taken up the newly-created post of Head of Marketing and Communications.

Scott was the Europe Business Development Director for Dentons, having previously worked for  Baker McKenzie and Eversheds. Camillo, who joins from Brodies, was formerly Deputy Scotland Editor of the Sunday Times and a corporate account director at the BIG Partnership.

Stephen Gibb, Chief Executive of Shepherd and Wedderburn, said: “The recruitment of business development and communications specialists of this calibre underscores our commitment to further enhancing our service to clients.

“Scott, through his considerable experience of working with law firms in the City of London and across Europe, has particular expertise in managing long-term relationships with clients and ensuring that they receive relevant legal services of the very highest quality.

“Camillo, meanwhile, through his experience as a communications specialist and journalist will be ensuring that we communicate effectively with our clients and share valuable legal updates and information that will assist them in achieving their business objectives.”