Firm's Partners Pulled Into Row Over Sheffield United Sale

Law360, London (June 4, 2021, 5:32 PM BST) -- Sheffield United FC's ex-owner has expanded a lawsuit against his former advisers at Shepherd and Wedderburn after he was forced to sell the football club for a pittance, roping the law firm's managing partner and another experienced professional into the sale dispute.

The law firm's managing partner, Andrew Blain, and Philip Sewell, a partner on the commercial disputes and regulation team, have been pulled into a lawsuit filed in the High Court by the club's former owner over an investment deal struck with a Saudi prince in 2013.

The lawsuit, brought by companies run by entrepreneur Kevin McCabe and his family,...

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