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Slater & Gordon

Industry

Legal

Size

2,500 employees

Revenue

£240m

Overview

Slater and Gordon is a multinational law firm with their head offices in Australia employing over 2,500 people worldwide. In 2007, Slater and Gordon became the first law firm in the world to go public. The firm is Australia’s second largest consumer law firm. In 2012, Slater and Gordon entered the UK market with the acquisition of several UK based law firms, and has since become one of the UK’s largest consumer law firms. The firm was founded in Melbourne, Victoria in 1935 by a barrister and solicitor from Irymple, Victoria, Hugh Lyons Gordon, and Labor politician Bill Slater.

Location

50-52 Chancery Lane
London
United Kingdom
WC2A 1HL

T: 020 7657 1555

Recent News


Financial Times
Banks take big loss on Slater & Gordon investment
Financial Times
The main lenders to Slater & Gordon, the struggling Australian law firm with operations in the UK, have sold 94 per cent of their loans at heavy losses to a consortium of distressed debt investors that plans to restructure the business. Sample the FT's ...
Slater & Gordon set to restructure after debts change handsInsider Media
Slater and Gordon abandoned by banks as distressed debt investor pounceHerald Sun
Slater and Gordon's new bankers supportive of 'solvent restructure'The Sydney Morning Herald
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Financial Times
Slater & Gordon continues downward slide on UK deal troubles
Financial Times
Shares in Slater & Gordon lost more than one-fifth of their value on Monday after the Australian law firm warned that negative publicity was undermining its attempted turnround following its disastrous foray into the UK market. Sample the FT's top ...
Slater and Gordon writes down £216m of UK businessLaw Gazette
Slater & Gordon posts £262m loss at half-year markThe Lawyer (registration)
Slater and Gordon writes down value of UK business as half-year revenues fall 34%Legal Week
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