Who we are
Slater and Gordon Limited (“Slater and Gordon”, ASX:SGH) is a leading consumer law firm in Australia and the United Kingdom (UK). We employ 1,210 people in 54 locations across Australia and 3,130 people across 25 locations in the UK(i). Slater and Gordon’s mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. The firm provides specialist legal and complementary services in a broad range of areas.
Our clients are people throughout Australia and the United Kingdom (UK) who are in need of a broad range of personal legal services. They want lawyers who are accessible and able to provide expert advice on their legal matters at an affordable price. Our clients come to us for individual legal needs, as well as group actions. They come from all backgrounds and socio-economic circumstances.
Slater and Gordon was founded in Australia in 1935. The company has grown from quite humble beginnings servicing the needs of unions and working people. We have built a powerful reputation throughout our history as a law firm that fights to achieve the best outcomes. From the many landmark legal cases we have won to the introduction of innovations such as No Win - No Fee*, we have been determined to ensure that more people are able to access affordable legal services.
The origins of Slater and Gordon in the United Kingdom (formerly Russell Jones and Walker) date back more than 85 years to the 1920s. The firm had similar foundations to that of Slater and Gordon in Australia, with its commitment to justice evident in its history of landmark cases throughout the decades.
See our history and significant milestones of our clients.
Slater and Gordon provides specialist legal services to individuals in a range of practice areas including all areas of liability and compensation law, as well as other general legal services in areas such as family and relationship law, wills and estate planning. Our Business and Specialised Litigation Services includes commercial, estate and professional negligence litigation and class actions. Our firm is well known for its experience in running complex and large scale class actions.
(i) At 31 Dec 2016