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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.

Briefings from Gateley Plc

  • Abolition of DC short service refunds

    With effect from 1 October 2015, the right to take a short service refund from a defined contribution occupational scheme will be abolished. 

  • Enhanced protection for defendants?

    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.

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111 Edmund Street
B3 2HJ

Turnover (£m): 71.70
No. of lawyers: 406