Australian law firm Slater & Gordon has agreed to acquire the business of UK law firm Russell Jones & Walker for £53.8m subject to the grant of an Alternative Business Structures licence by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Slater & Gordon said that the agreement to acquire the business comes after more than 12 months of extensive due diligence. The acquisition includes RJW’s claims management brands, Claims Direct. ...
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