Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Private Wealth Law Department

Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds
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The private client team at Shepherd and Wedderburn assists high net worth individuals, including rural and agricultural clients, on succession and tax planning, wills and family investment companies. One commentator says: "My experience was very good and I can't recommend them highly enough."

"My impression of the firm is positive. They have given exceptional service irrespective of the size of the piece of work and the often unrealistic deadlines that we have," says a source. Another source states: "They are good people. They have excellent knowledge in specified fields and are efficient."

Notable practitioners


Chris McGill
advises high net worth individuals on private client matters including wills, trusts and succession planning. He also assists with domicile issues. An interviewee notes that "he is bright, diligent and accessible."


Malcolm Rust
leads the firm's private client and charities teams. He advises high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs on wills, trusts and business succession planning. A source says that "I very much enjoyed working with Malcolm," explaining: "He is a very measured and careful person, he is confident and he knows his stuff so he is able to be more proactive and practical in his approach."