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Shepherd and Wedderburn appointed to all six lots of new Scottish Government Legal Services Framework

Posted: 30th July 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been appointed to all six lots of the new Scottish Government Legal Services Framework following a competitive tender process.

The four-year framework will be open to Scottish Central Government public sector organisation, and is effective from 1 August 2019.

Shepherd and Wedderburn joins 10 other suppliers on the framework and is appointed to all six lots.

  • Lot 1 – Contract Commercial & Corporate
  • Lot 2 – Debt Recovery
  • Lot 3 – Litigation, Reparation, Employment and Inquiries
  • Lot 4 – Major Infrastructure and Commercial Project (and related litigation)
  • Lot 5 – Property and Related Matters
  • Lot 6 – One Stop Shop (incorporating the services from Lots 1-6)

Neil Maclean, head of Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Government and Public Sector Group, and client partner to the Scottish Government framework, said: “This is a significant win for Shepherd and Wedderburn as we bring our 250th anniversary celebrations to a close.

“Our appointment to all six lots underscores the depth of our technical expertise and our position as a market-leading Scottish headquartered UK law firm.

“We look forward to working with Scottish Ministers, their agencies and other public sector bodies over the four-year term.”

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