Sectors - Financial Institutions and Banking

With major offices in London and Edinburgh, Shepherd and Wedderburn is at the heart of the UK’s two main financial centres. Our close relationship with the financial sector in the UK goes back more than 100 years.

The firm's expertise in the financial sector focuses on the range of legal services required by:

  • asset managers and funds
  • commercial banks
  • insurers
  • investment banks and
  • specialist finance companies.

Our daily workload incorporates a broad range of different specialist legal services to clients in the financial sector. That includes corporate, banking, finance and restructuring, funds, equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, real estate, employment, competition, regulation, pensions and tax. 

In advising clients operating in each of the above five market segments, we pride ourselves in offering cross-disciplinary teams from across the firm focused on each of those five market segments. We believe it is important that our cross-disciplinary teams have in-depth commercial knowledge of the industry sectors in which our clients operate to ensure that we deliver the best commercial solutions to clients.


"There is always a way to get things done with these guys. The quality of our relationship allows for no taboo areas of discussion. We also appreciate the fact that they go above and beyond to look after their clients by offering training to our younger members of staff." – Chambers, Banking


 

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Brexit: What now for UK business?

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