Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May

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In the shadow of Slaughter and May: how is Luminance winning clients? 

Last week, South African firm Webber Wentzel announced that it was partnering with AI platform Luminance in order to automate its M&A document review. Herein lie two households, both alike in dignity: Webber Wentzel is in alliance with Linklaters, while one of Linklaters’ biggest corporate rivals, Slaughter and May, has a 5 per cent stake […]

Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May inarguably exudes the most mystique of any UK law firm. It plays on that reputation to great extent, rarely revealing much about its internal workings and steering clear of marketing gimmicks. If there is some truth to its reputation as a conservative, old-school-tie firm where a comma out of place evokes shudders […]

The long read: The numbers game at Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May is an anomaly. It has shunned international growth and become utterly distinct from other firms in its price range. But will this strategy work forever? It’s up to new boss Steve Cooke to decide whether tradition or transformation is the way forward.

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