Shepherd and Wedderburn reappointed to British Land’s Specialist Legal Panel
Shepherd and Wedderburn has been reappointed to British Land’s Specialist Legal Panel following a competitive tender process to advise on all Scottish law matters.
British Land is a leading UK property company, with a portfolio of high quality commercial property focused on London campuses and retail and fulfilment assets. British Land owns or manages a portfolio valued at £12.7 billion, making it one of Europe’s largest listed real estate investment companies.
Shepherd and Wedderburn’s real estate and planning teams are ranked top tier in the independent legal directories and its market-leading property and infrastructure practice comprises specialists from across the firm with in-depth sector knowledge and the commercial expertise to support clients ranging from institutions, fund managers, private and publicly-owned property companies and developers to occupiers, banks, land owners, educational bodies and charities.
David Mitchell, a Partner in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s property and infrastructure division, said: “We are delighted to have been reappointed to British Land’s legal panel, which reflects the strength of relationship we have enjoyed with British Land as a trusted legal adviser for more than 15 years. We look forward to continuing to support British Land in achieving its strategic objectives in Scotland.”
Announcing the composition of British Land’s legal panels, Brona McKeown, General Counsel and Company Secretary, said: “The legal support we get from our law firm partners is an intrinsic component of the successful execution of our strategy, and our recent panel review was conducted to ensure that the changing needs of the business is met with a selection of lawyers. Our new panel, which will remain in place for three years, means we can partner with the right lawyer, for the right work, at the right price.”