01.Mar.2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn restructuring and insolvency partners only Scottish solicitors listed in prestigious global directory

Shepherd and Wedderburn partners Yvonne Brady and Gillian Carty are the only Scottish solicitors to be listed in this year’s prestigious Who’s Who Legal global directory of top restructuring and insolvency practitioners.

Yvonne Brady, who heads Shepherd and Wedderburn’s top-ranked corporate recovery and restructuring practice, and insolvency litigation specialist Gillian Carty, are included in the Scotland-wide listing of the international legal directory for the third year running.

Who’s Who Legal and Global Restructuring Review conduct independent, in-depth research of the international legal market to identify the leading lights in insolvency and restructuring.

Yvonne and Gillian’s selection follows a six-month research process which draws on feedback from private practitioners, clients and other sector experts.

The final listings are based on a range of factors, including feedback from clients and peers, past performance and the aggregate number of weighted votes cast in an individual’s favour.

This year’s edition includes 575 individuals practicing across 42 jurisdictions globally, and all of those making the list are “recognised for their market-leading work advising and representing stakeholders in matters across the restructuring and insolvency space”.

Commenting on Yvonne and Gillian’s inclusion In the Restructuring & Insolvency 2019 directory, Shepherd and Wedderburn Chief Executive, Stephen Gibb said: “It is great to see Yvonne and Gillian once again recognised by their clients and peers in this respected, independent legal directory for their market-leading legal expertise.

“Their standing as top lawyers in their field in Scotland, the UK and internationally is reflected in our Corporate Recovery and Restructuring practice, which has been consistently top ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners independent legal directories.”

Who’s Who legal lists 12 Shepherd and Wedderburn lawyers as being market leaders in their specific practice area.

They are: Claire Stockford (Arbitration, London); Hamish Patrick (Banking and Capital Markets, Edinburgh); Graham Burnside (Capital Markets, Edinburgh); Gordon Downie (Competition and Energy, Edinburgh); David Anderson (Construction, Edinburgh); Paul Hally (Corporate, Edinburgh); Gordon Moir (Data, Edinburgh); Stephen Trombala (Energy, Edinburgh); James Dobie (Real Estate, Edinburgh); Nick Ryden (Real Estate, Edinburgh); Yvonne Brady (Restructuring and Insolvency, Glasgow); and Gillian Carty, Restructuring and Insolvency, Edinburgh).