News Gordon Dadds UK Cuts and redundancies Merger Watch Gordon Dadds buys Davenport Lyons out of administration By Lucy Burton 28 April 2014 10:04 17 December 2015 13:51 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer anon 28 April 2014 at 10:39 The Bank of Mum and Dadds? Reply Link WTF 28 April 2014 at 11:33 How did the firm get into debt? By hiring individuals, paying too much, and not receiving enough in terms of following. Hello Dewey, hello BLP…hello bad management. GD will no doubt ditch all under performing partners in months to come. So keep calling all you headhunters out there. Reply Link Anonymous 29 April 2014 at 08:00 What a pratt, no one plans to go into administration unless there is pressure from somewhere – hardly a great plan to secure a good deal. Reply Link Anonymous 29 April 2014 at 14:40 The deal is for 80 members of staff, and there are 73 fee earners. So possibly just 7 support staff. What a nice way to look after your hard working normal employees! Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.