Promotions at Shepherd and Wedderburn
Shepherd and Wedderburn has promoted eight solicitors to the position of associate in its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.
They are: Ashley McLean and Alison Rochester in corporate, Daniel Bain who specialises in commercial dispute resolution and Suzanne Knowles in finance and restructuring. Joanna Donnelly, Vikki Henderson, Julia Kidd and Lynn Simpson are in the firm’s leading real estate practice.
These promotions take associate numbers from 55 to 63 and the firm’s headcount beyond 500.
The firm reported a 26% growth in turnover in the last year to £48m.
Stephen Gibb, chief executive, said: “This is a really strong group of new associates, and reflects the strength in depth and quality of our people across our business.
“They have all made, and I’m confident will continue to make, a strong contribution to the growth and success of Shepherd and Wedderburn. They have consistently demonstrated a strong professional ethos, combined with real flair, technical expertise and an unwavering commitment to our clients and colleagues and their promotions are very well deserved.”