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Shepherd and Wedderburn catch leading litigator

28 July 2008

"Big four" Scottish law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Alastair Frood as a partner in its litigation division, starting today.

Mr Frood was previously Head of Banking and Finance Litigation at DLA Piper Scotland, where he specialised in acting of behalf of banks and building societies in Scotland, as well as debt factors, asset financiers, insurance companies, financial advisers and brokers.

Based in the firm's Glasgow office, he will be joined by assistant Katie Martin in providing specialist support in dispute resolution and litigation for the firm's banking and finance clients.

Patrick Andrews, chief executive of Shepherd and Wedderburn commented: "I am delighted that Alastair has agreed to join us. He brings with him extensive experience in a wide variety of litigation that banks and other clients in the financial sector are involved in, and is a key appointment for both the litigation practice and the firm as a whole."