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Slater & Gordon “failed in due diligence” over Quindell purchase

Slater & Gordon failed to carry out good enough due diligence checks before buying Quindell’s professional services division this time last year, a partner at the UK’s first listed law firm has suggested. Andrew Evans, partner at Gateley, said S&G paid “far too much”.

March 23rd, 2016 | No Comments »

Slater & Gordon tight-lipped as Australian law firms recruit shareholders for group actions

Slater & Gordon (S&G) has remained tight-lipped as two Australian law firms invite shareholders in S&G to register for potential group actions against it. One of the firms, Maurice Blackburn, said concerns centred on the “timing and accuracy” of information released by S&G.

December 24th, 2015 | No Comments »

Your Legal Friend launches shareholder group action against Quindell

Your Legal Friend, a trading name of Liverpool law firm Camps Solicitors, has confirmed that it has launched its long-awaited shareholder group action against Quindell plc.

September 29th, 2015 | No Comments »

Slater & Gordon heats up TV advertising battle as Quindell share price rollercoaster continues

The TV advertising battle between legal brands stepped up this week with Slater & Gordon launching a new campaign with the message ‘Your case is our cause’. Meanwhile, the share price of Quindell plc, part of which S&G is in talks to buy, continues to fluctuate.

February 17th, 2015 | No Comments »

Number of Quindell shareholders hoping for compensation reaches 500

The number of current and former shareholders in AIM-listed alternative business structure Quindell registering with a Liverpool law firm for a potential group action has doubled to over 500.

February 6th, 2015 | No Comments »

Exclusive: Fletchers launches Medical Law Network to take on big firms

North-west firm Fletchers Solicitors has launched a medical negligence marketing network with three other niche practices in a bid to compete with the biggest players in the market.

February 4th, 2015 | No Comments »

One in every 10 UK consumers “recognises Slater & Gordon name”

The work to develop the Slater & Gordon brand in the UK has made it one of the three best-known law firms in the UK, with one in 10 consumers recognising its name, the firm has told shareholders.

September 22nd, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Slater & Gordon eyeing yet more acquisitions as it hits £100m revenue mark in UK

Slater & Gordon has announced UK revenues of just over £100m for its last financial year, and indicated that further acquisitions are to come in the coming 12 months.

August 12th, 2014 | No Comments »

Revealed: Connect2Law lives on as Slater & Gordon launches Linked to Law

Law firm network Connect2Law is to live on separately from Slater & Gordon-owned Pannone after a deal struck with its former head, David Jabbari – with S&G launching its own referral network at the same time.

June 26th, 2014 | 5 Comments »

Consumers won’t pay for barristers, predicts Slater & Gordon chief

Consumer demand for lower costs means the divide between solicitors and barristers will not be sustainable, the managing director of Slater & Gordon has predicted. Andrew Grech also told sceptics of his firm’s publicly listed status that business structures do not protect ethics.

May 2nd, 2014 | 1 Comment »