Watchstone suspends planned capital returns until Slater & Gordon claim resolved


Watchstone, formally Quindell, referred to an announcement from Slater & Gordon featuring the opinion of an independent barrister in relation to the warranty claim the law firm made against the group in September. According to the independent barrister, the the claim has "on balance a prospect of success", and if successful, would likely have a value of £53m. The claim is in relation to the Australian law firm's acquisition of Watchstone's professional services division last year. The group h