Financial Sector

Expert legal advice for asset managers, commercial banks, insurers and pension funds, equity capital markets, and specialist funders.

With offices in London and Edinburgh, Shepherd and Wedderburn is at the heart of the UK’s two main financial centres. Our financial sector specialists in Glasgow and Aberdeen also provide support in these key commercial centres. Our close relationship with the financial sector in the UK goes back more than 100 years.

The firm's expertise in the financial sector focuses on the range of legal services required by:

  • asset managers;
  • commercial banks;
  • insurers and pension funds;
  • equity capital markets; and
  • specialist funders and servicers.

Our daily workload involves providing a broad range of specialist legal services to clients in the financial sector. This includes corporate, banking, finance and restructuring, funds, equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, real estate, employment, competition, regulation, pensions and tax. 

In advising clients operating in each of the above five market segments, we pride ourselves in offering cross-disciplinary teams from across the firm with a specialist focus on each. We believe it is important that our cross-disciplinary teams have in-depth commercial knowledge of the industry sectors in which our clients operate to ensure we deliver the best commercial solutions to clients.

For more information on our financial sector legal services please get in touch.