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About Shepherd & Wedderburn 

Shepherd and Wedderburn deliver expert legal advice to commercial, public sector and private clients across a diverse range of industries with both UK and global interests.

High quality client service is at the heart of everything they do. An independent assessment of UK law firms positioned Shepherd and Wedderburn as No.1 for service delivery and responsiveness. They recognise that a thorough understanding of their clients’ business, its environment and its commercial objectives are key to delivering a consistently excellent legal service. They invest time and resources in developing our knowledge, and understanding their clients and their sectors of interest. They have developed a particular reputation for providing pragmatic, commercial advice in the energy and natural resources, financial, and real estate and infrastructure sectors.

Shepherd and Wedderburn recognise their people are key to the firm’s continuing success and growth. They strive to ensure that they provide an inclusive culture for all employees and are committed to the principles of promoting equality as well as recognising and valuing diversity within their workforce.

They strive to ensure that their workforce is representative of the communities in which they operate. Their policies reflect this ethos and they promote and regularly undertake monitoring measures to ensure equality and fairness of opportunity for all.


Their ethos

As an employer Shepherd and Wedderburn work towards creating and developing conditions whereby staff are selected and trained on the basis of their abilities, capabilities and potential regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins),  sex, marriage and civil partnership status, gender reassignment, gender identity, disability, religion or belief, age, pregnancy and maternity, and sexual orientation. By ensuring all staff have an equal opportunity, they, as an employer, will develop employees to their full potential not only for the benefit of their staff but also for their clients and the wider community.

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