Infrastructure and Projects

The lawyers in our Infrastructure group have a well-earned reputation for excellence established over years of advising on infrastructure projects across a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Energy
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Regeneration
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water

Our clients tell us that it is our approach which sets us apart, with a focus exclusively on their needs and key drivers, deploying our experience in early identification of problems and proposing solutions to ensure smooth delivery of the most complex projects. We are engaged by developers, contractors, service providers, public authorities and lenders, in the UK and worldwide advising across the full project lifecycle: from procurement and regulation (including State Aid considerations), through to design and construction, financing and operation and maintenance.

The "responsive" team at Shepherd and Wedderburn provides "a very good level of service" and "sound and tailored advice." – Legal 500, Projects


Watch our videos

Procurement Reform - How to Protect Against Bribery and Corruption in Infrastructure Projects

In the last webinar of our Procurement Reform series, Judy Krieg provides advice on how to protect against bribery and corruption in infrastructure projects.

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Procurement Reform: The Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

In the third webinar of our Procurement Reform webinar series, Euan Murray looks at the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

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Key People


The Glasgow Housing Association Limited
Procurement, Construction and Property support for GHA in their selection of a development partner to regenerate North Toryglen with the construction of 374 new homes. The project involves the development of both social and private housing after the site clearance and demolition (including demolition of high rises)
NHS Dumfries and Galloway NPD Project
We have been appointed to act for NHS Dumfries and Galloway on its Acute Services Redevelopment NPD Project. This is one of the first wave of Health Projects to be procured using the SFT's standard form NPD Contract
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service NPD Project
We have been appointed to act for SNBTS in relation to the procurement of its new National Centre which will also utilise the SFT's standard form NPD Contract
Kilmarnock College NPD Project
We act for the Authority in relation to the new Kilmarnock College NPD Project
Glasgow College NPD Project
We acted for Glasgow Learning Quarter, a private sector consortium in relation to its winning bid for City of Glasgow College's £200 million New Campus NPD Project, which recently reached financial close
South West hub Territory - PSDP Procurement
We acted for the South West hub Territory in the procurement of its private sector partner. This utilised the NPD hub model
West hub Territory - PSDP Procurement
We acted for the West hub Territory in the procurement of its private sector partner which reached financial close in April 2012. This utilites the NPD hub model
IMCD - Borders Rail Project
We supported the IMCD consortium in their bid for the Borders Rail Project. Transport Scotland terminated the procurement prior to awarding the contract
Sgoiltean Ura LLP - Western Isles Schools Project
We acted for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, and thereafter for Sgoiltean Ura LLP (an SPV wholly owned by the Comhairle) in relation to its Education hybrid PPP Project for 5 schools in the Western Isles and a variation to incorporate a sixth school