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Gateley, trading as Gateley Plc in England and HBJ Gateley in Scotland is a leading national law firm 151 partners and 369 further lawyers.
It offers commercial legal advice based on an integrated, partner-led service through a nine network of offices in the UK. Based in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Nottingham and Dubai, its specialist teams cover all aspects of legal services, including corporate, banking and finance, real estate, technology, construction, employment, pensions, dispute resolution, sport and leisure, and shipping.
In June 2015 Gateley Plc became the first British law firm to float on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
At the beginning of 2015 the firm ranked in the top three nationally for volume of M&A deals, following the publication of the 2014 Experian Corpfin M&A Advisor League Table, and in both 2011 and 2012, the firm was ranked as the leading national firm for service delivery and partner relationships in the Legal Week Client Satisfaction Survey.
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Gateley Plc
With effect from 1 October 2015, the right to take a short service refund from a defined contribution occupational scheme will be abolished.
Being sued is bad, but it’s worse if you are running up substantial costs in defending a claim while in fear that the claimant may not have the means to compensate you if you win.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Gateley bigshots see personal wealth soar on flotation, but face penalties for early exit .
Gateley is to float on the London Stock Exchange, becoming the first UK firm to list itself as a public limited company. But why would a firm would look to float, and what it could mean for the industry?
Overview111 Edmund Street
Turnover (£m): 71.70
No. of lawyers: 406