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Shepherd and Wedderburn named as a top twenty best legal adviser

Posted: 19th December 2016

Law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn has been voted a ‘best legal adviser’ in Legal Week’s Best Legal Adviser Report 2016-17.

In compiling the Report, in-house lawyers and senior executives at top UK and international companies were asked to rate their satisfaction with all aspects of law firm service and to comment on the issues that matter most to them in areas such as: commercial acumen, billing, fee arrangements, relationships, teamwork and innovation.

Shepherd & Wedderburn Partner & Chief Executive, Stephen Gibb in Edinburgh.

Shepherd and Wedderburn received positive endorsement across all areas, helping the firm to stand out as the only Scottish headquartered law firm to have made it onto the list of the top twenty best legal advisers in the UK.

Stephen Gibb, Chief Executive, Shepherd and Wedderburn commented:  “I would like to congratulate everyone at the firm for achieving this outstanding recognition and also to thank everyone who participated in the research used to produce this independent report.

“Our business is all about two things – our clients and our people – and to have this kind of endorsement from our clients about what our people are achieving for them is tremendous.

“There is no room for complacency and we will continue to work hard to ensure that we are listening to our clients, understanding their commercial and personal imperatives and helping them achieve their objectives. Having the right platform, training and environment for our people to deliver the best quality of service to our clients is key to our strategy.”

Pictured: Stephen Gibb – Chief Executive, Shepherd and Wedderburn

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