Lawyers jobs at risk as Slaters weighs office closures

by Steve Randall28 Jan 2016
Lawyers jobs at risk as Slaters weighs office closures
Slater and Gordon is considering closing two of its UK offices affecting around 51 staff including fee-earners. The two locations were part of acquisitions from Flint Bishop in Derby and Fentons in Manchester and focus only on personal injury work. The Law Society Gazette reports that consultations have begun with staff who would be affected and that where possible staff will be offered alternative roles with the company. It is understood that the potential closure is part of a review of the law firm’s property portfolio in the UK. Recently announced changes to Britain’s personal injury law will impact the sector’s revenues.
 
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