A total of 28 promotions to associate or senior associate have been announced by Shepherd & Wedderburn, all with effect from 1 October.

Sixteen of the 28 advance from associate to senior associate. They are Neil CaseyNathaniel Buckingham and Leigh Herd (all in Property & Infrastructure Disputes); Laura McMillan and Andrew Winton (both in Commercial Disputes); James Bulpitt and Katy Fitzpatrick (both in Banking & Finance); Alexandra Lane and Emma de Sailly (both in Rural); Pamela Binnie, Siobhan Dunphy, John Townsend and Emma Guthrie (all in Property); Magdalena MacLean (Planning); John Vassiliou (Immigration); and Gillian Moore (Employment).

There are 12 new associates: Abby Doig and Lucy Mulreany (Banking & Finance); Roddy Forgie (media and technology); Dan Boynton (Pensions); Sarah Leslie (Employment); Kara Gallagher and Alistair Kennedy (both in Infrastructure); Gabby Ives, Craig Brodie and Scarlett Leigh (all in Property); Kirsten McKinnon (Private Wealth & Tax); and Thomas McFarlane (commercial disputes).

Andrew Blain, managing partner of Shepherd and Wedderburn, commented: “I would like to congratulate our new associates and senior associates and thank them for the contribution they have made, and continue to make, to the success of our firm. Their new roles are in recognition of their skill, hard work and commitment to providing the highest quality service to our clients.”