Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed partner and private client specialist Gillian Campbell to lead its offering to private individuals and families, business owners and entrepreneurs in the north of Scotland.
Gillian, who is based in the firm’s Aberdeen office, is a highly regarded private client practitioner who advises individuals and families on a broad range of private client matters, ranging from complex executry work to trusts and inheritance tax planning. She joins Shepherd and Wedderburn from Burnett & Reid, where she previously headed up its private client practice.
Gillian is a qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the global professional association for practitioners specialising in family inheritance and succession planning. She also holds the STEP advanced certificate for UK Tax for international clients, and tutors on the Private Client course of the University of Aberdeen’s Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.
Gillian leads Shepherd and Wedderburn’s private client offering in Aberdeen and the north of Scotland, and will be working with recognised specialists in the firm’s rural, corporate and property teams to provide comprehensive support to clients.
Commenting on the appointment, Malcolm Rust, Head of Shepherd and Wedderburn’s private client team, said: “We are delighted that a specialist of Gillian’s calibre has joined our growing team. Gillian is a skilled and experienced lawyer, and this appointment further enhances our private client offering to private individuals and families, business owners and entrepreneurs in the north of Scotland. I wish her every success as she embarks on this next stage of her career at Shepherd and Wedderburn.”