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Pannone to join Slater & Gordon
Manchester based law firm has announced that substantial parts of its business have been acquired by international listed company Slater & Gordon.
The acquisition will see the majority of the business including the consumer facing teams and the Real Estate group, transfer to Slater & Gordon.
A new and independent business called Pannone Corporate will be formed at the same time which will focus on commercial and corporate work for business clients.
Pannone Managing Partner Emma Holt said: “This deal sees Slater & Gordon acquire the Pannone Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Court of Protection, Family, Private Client and Trust and Probate, Real Estate, Regulatory, Construction and teams from the Employment and Dispute Resolution groups. Many of these teams hold market leading positions and a large number of Pannone lawyers are leaders in their fields, enjoying a national profile at the forefront of their disciplines.”
“In terms of helping those who have suffered an injury, the combined business will offer a complete service with strength and depth in all areas of Personal Injury work. It will be able to provide high quality legal advice together with financial planning through its investment management company, Adroit, for those who receive compensation. The Court of Protection team will also manage the financial and personal affairs of those who have lost capacity.”
“We are acknowledging the changing legal landscape which is rapidly evolving on the back of deregulation and legislative reforms and by combining our business with Slater & Gordon we will be a formidable force in the legal market.”
Pannone Corporate will be headed up by Managing Partner Paul Jonson who is currently head of Pannone’s Dispute Resolution group, and Senior Partner, Steven Grant.
Pannone Corporate will focus on corporate and commercial work for business clients and the teams transferring to the new firm include Corporate Finance, Commercial, Debt Recovery, and some parts of the Employment and Dispute Resolution groups.
Pannone Corporate specialise in the following areas of work:
- Banking and Finance
- Competition and Anti-trust
- Corporate Finance
- Corporate Recovery and Insolvency
- Corporate Tax
- Data Protection
- Debt Recovery
- Defamation and Reputation Management
- Environment and Energy
- Information Technology
- Intellectual Property
- International Services
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