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Slater and Gordon

50-52 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1HL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0800 884 0122
Fax:
Fax 020 7657 1557
DX:
202 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.slatergordon.co.uk

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 3

Slater and Gordon

Scott Ingram’s practice at Slater and Gordon specialises in defending police officers charged with misconduct and other offences. The firm now has a dedicated private crime service.

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Fraud: white-collar crime
Fraud: white-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

Slater and Gordon

The team at Slater and Gordon is headed by Shula de Jersey, who led the defence for the former finance director of Swift International against allegations of bribery in Nigeria. Jeremy Summers joined Osborne Clarke in 2015.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 8

Slater and Gordon

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Reputation management
Reputation management - ranked: tier 2

Slater and Gordon

Slater and Gordon’s team ‘excels in the field of reputation management’. Jeremy Clarke-Williams, who is ‘unparalleled in client care and attention to detail’, represented former Top Gear producer, Oisin Tymon, in libel proceedings against the Daily Mail and Express Newspapers. The team is frequently sought out by unions and routinely represents police officers, with Adele Ashton acting for two officers in claims for misuse of private information.

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London: Human resources

Employment: employees/ unions
Employment: employees/unions - ranked: tier 1

Slater and Gordon

Edward Cooper leads Slater and Gordon’s practice, which includes Paul Daniels, who recently acted for Oisin Tymon, former Top Gear producer, in a high-profile racial discrimination and harassment claim against the BBC and Jeremy Clarkson. Other key matters included representing Razwan Faraz, a teacher involved in the Trojan Horse investigation in Birmingham schools, in unfair dismissal and religious discrimination tribunal proceedings; and Simon Cuthbert’s successful representation of a police firearms officer in a disability discrimination claim. Clients also recommend discrimination specialist Kiran Daurka and head of the firm’s major litigation group Ivor Adair.

Leading individuals

Clive Howard - Slater and Gordon

Edward Cooper - Slater and Gordon

Paul Daniels - Slater and Gordon

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Employment: employers and senior executives
Employment: senior executives - ranked: tier 1

Slater and Gordon

Slater and Gordon is highly regarded for its senior executive work for partners, City executives and medical professionals. The team is particularly prominent in contentious matters in the Employment Tribunal and the High Court. Julie Morris leads the department, which includes Paul Daniels, who is recommended for discrimination cases, finance sector specialist Clive Howard, Claire Dawson and John Marshall.

Leading individuals

Clive Howard - Slater and Gordon

Edward Cooper - Slater and Gordon

Paul Daniels - Slater and Gordon

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London: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant
Clinical negligence: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Slater and Gordon

Slater and Gordon’s group is headed by James Bell, who attracts praise for his ‘excellent attention to detail and good judgement on liability issues’. Paul Sankey’s expertise includes brain injury, cancer misdiagnosis and mistakes leading to amputation.

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Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Slater and Gordon

Slater and Gordon is ‘very capable of handling the most complex and high-value claims’. Practice head Liz Dux specialises in physical and sexual abuse claims for both adults and children, and Paul Kitson is recommended for road traffic accident related injuries.

Leading individuals

Paul Kitson - Slater and Gordon

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Personal injury: defendant
Leading individuals

Paul Kitson - Slater and Gordon

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Product liability: claimant
Product liability: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Slater and Gordon

At Slater and Gordon, Fraser Whitehead is leading the team representing 20 claimants in claims arising from their exposure to the drug thalidomide. In another key matter, the department has been investigating potential claims which may be brought by car owners arising from the widely reported investigation into Volkswagen Group’s use of so-called “defeat devices”, which had been fitted to 1.2m cars in the UK. Practice head Jacqueline Young is leading on that matter.

Leading individuals

Fraser Whitehead - Slater and Gordon

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London: Private client

Court of Protection
Court of Protection - ranked: tier 3

Slater and Gordon

Slater and Gordon is ‘an excellent, all-round firm’. Lucy Nicol provides ‘high-quality advice’ and heads the team, which includes the ‘very skilledRichard Copson, who is recommended for his community care and mental capacity work – both are based in Manchester.

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Family
Family - ranked: tier 5

Slater and Gordon

Slater and Gordon’s team is ‘a slick, well-run machine that still has the personal touch’. Rupi Rai is recommended.

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London: Public sector

Civil liberties and human rights
Civil liberties and human rights - ranked: tier 3

Slater and Gordon (Manchester)

Slater and Gordon’s team is acting for bereaved families following the failure to return the ashes of children under the age of one, and represents families at inquests following deaths in custody. Kim Harrison’s team includes the ‘extremely knowledgeableRichard Copson.

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London: Transport

Travel
Travel: personal injury - ranked: tier 2

Slater and Gordon (London, Manchester)

Slater and Gordon’s travel litigation team is ‘a real force to be reckoned with’. The practice is led by the ‘professional, patient and thoroughPaul McClorry and advises on a range of claims covering package holidays, road traffic collisions, accidents on cruise ships, aviation incidents and group actions. Katherine Allen joined Hugh James in August 2016.

Leading individuals

Paul McClorry - Slater and Gordon

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