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Shepherd and Wedderburn establishes dedicated COVID-19 Advisory Group to support clients

Posted: 23rd March 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn has established a COVID-19 Advisory Group to work together with clients to navigate the challenges ahead.

Drawing on relevant, specialist expertise from across the firm, the group will provide informed, pragmatic legal advice on business-critical issues and the unprecedented challenges posed by the global pandemic.

Led by partners Louisa Knox and Gordon Downie, the group is already advising clients active in a wide range of sectors on:

  • contracts;
  • employment/HR advisory;
  • funding/refinancing;
  • cash flow management;
  • supply chain management;
  • corporate governance/practical implications for decision-making;
  • occupational pensions;
  • licensing;
  • tracking UK official COVID-19 measures;
  • immigration;
  • taking, defending or avoiding legal action;
  • restructuring and business advisory;
  • personal estate and succession planning/asset protection/incapacity;
  • and business continuity and risk management.

If you would like further information, or to arrange a private planning session with a member of the COVID-19 Advisory Group, please click the link.


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