Chief executive of Shepherd and Wedderburn, Stephen is responsible for the management and strategic direction of the business across the UK. He has been deputy CEO since 2009 and in May 2012 was appointed as CEO. Before taking on the role of CEO Stephen's focus was primarily on the renewables, property, drinks and leisure industries. He advised a variety of UK and overseas clients on corporate matters, including joint ventures, acquisitions and reorganisations, leading the corporate side of the firm's Renewables Group.
Admitted in Scotland and England and Wales.
The Government published a White Paper, Company Law Reform, in March 2005 in response to requests for a review of company law. The proposed reforms will be introduced through the Company Law Reform Bill during this session of parlia…
Advised on the creation of a joint venture company and the transfer out from Scottish & Newcastle UK Limited (now Heineken UK) of its entire UK distribution and warehousing service.
Acting in relation to onshore wind farm joint ventures (including the acquisition of an existing joint venture corporate interest).
Acted for this joint venture between Mainstream and Siemens Project Ventures, in its bid for and subsequent award of Zone 4 (Hornsea) in The Crown Estate's offshore Round 3.