In-depth expertise in property law combines with industry knowledge and commerciality to create our top-ranked real estate practice.  Clients value the speed at which we pull together integrated, multidisciplinary teams that use their legal skills and in-depth industry knowledge to get straight to the heart of a project, its issues and their individual needs.

It is our reputation for excellence that results in both our real estate and planning teams being consistently top ranked by the leading independent legal directories Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

We act for institutions, fund managers, private and publicly owned property companies, developers, occupiers, banks, land owners, educational bodies, and charities. Our specialist teams routinely advise on purchases and sales of investment and development properties, joint ventures, secured finance transactions, planning, development issues including site assembly, portfolio management, lettings and all aspects of landlord and tenant law.

  • The property lawyers I use at Shepherd and Wedderburn inspire real confidence. I know they are protecting my interests and I can rely on them to reach a commercial conclusion.

  • We get top notch advice without having to pay Magic Circle fees.

  • Rated as "one of the best in Scotland" for commercial property work.

  • They're an absolute joy to deal with and they are fantastically bright. We are working with people who appear to be at the head of their game and are extremely customer-focused and friendly.

  • We have always had a very high standard of service. They are extremely knowledgeable, extremely able and very diligent.