Stephen GibbKing’s Park Secondary, Glasgow Chief ExecutiveShepherd and Wedderburn
Stephen is the Chief Executive of Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, one of the largest Scottish headquartered law firms with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and London and nearly 500 staff.
Stephen spends a lot of his time on growing the business, including leading the acquisition of the business and people of Tods Murray, a well-respected Scottish law firm of over 100 people, in October 2014.
He also spends a fair bit of his time travelling between the firm’s four offices and representing the firm both in the UK and overseas.
Stephen went to Glasgow University after Kings Park, graduating from there into a law firm in Glasgow. He spent a couple of years working in the City of London in the early 1990s before returning north to Edinburgh.
Before becoming the full time Chief Executive of the business, Stephen was a corporate lawyer, acting for clients of all sizes in buying and selling companies and generally doing all things corporate.
According to Stephen, the best part of being a corporate lawyer is “helping people realise their dreams”.