Our People

Our people are our business. Our progress and success, and most importantly that of our clients, is founded on the quality of our people and the service they provide.

Louise Ball

Senior Associate

Louise has acted for a range of clients, from specialist sector lenders, clearing banks and alternative lenders to corporate borrowers on bilateral, syndicated and cross-border transactions.

Laura Barron

Senior Solicitor

Laura is a solicitor in the Private Wealth & Tax team, advising clients in the preparation of Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney as well as tax and estate planning.

Lynn Beaumont

Head of Knowledge & Service Delivery, Smarter Working

As Head of Knowledge and Service Delivery and co-lead of our Smarter Working team, Lynn has overall responsibility for knowledge and client service delivery at Shepherd and Wedderburn.

Patrick Bell


Patrick is a Partner in our banking and finance team, specialising in corporate and commercial banking, project finance and infrastructure and property finance.

David Benson


David is a solicitor in the firm's Banking & Finance team.

Pamela Binnie

Senior Associate

Pamela has a strong property background and has had exposure to a broad range of commercial transactions

Heather Bird


As a member of the Private Client team, Heather is responsible for preparing Wills, Powers of Attorney and administering Executries and Trusts.

Andrew Blain

Managing Partner

Andrew advises a range of companies on corporate matters including restructuring, joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals. His focus is on the real estate, financial services, transport and waste sectors.

Alison Blair

Senior Associate

Alison has a wide range of transactional lending experience acting for both lenders and borrowers in relation to general lending and security.

Walter Blake


Walter is the firm's general counsel and risk partner.

Joanna Boag-Thomson


Joanna is a partner in the firm’s media and technology practice.