Douglas Sinclair promoted to partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has promoted two of its lawyers to Partner and four to Legal Director, effective May 1. 

Judith Stephenson, a property and infrastructure specialist who joined the firm’s Glasgow office as an Associate in 2014, and private client and tax specialist Douglas Sinclair, who joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a trainee in 2005, have both been assumed as Partners.

Douglas advises on UK tax matters, with a particular focus on inheritance tax and capital gains tax and on succession, trusts, partnerships and charities. He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is a former tutor at the University of Edinburgh on the private client course as part of the Diploma in Legal Practice. He is also one of a small number of Scottish solicitors who are also Chartered Tax Advisers.

The latest partner promotions take the number of Shepherd and Wedderburn Partners to 80. Recent lateral Partner hires include energy sector specialists Anthony McEwan and Moray Thomson, and Gillian Campbell, who is leading the firm’s private client offering in the north of Scotland from its Aberdeen office. 

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