Slater & Gordon UK Reviews

Updated 26 Feb 2021

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Slater & Gordon UK CEO David Whitmore
David Whitmore
86 Ratings
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  • "Low staff morale - the staff turnover and the employee survey this year proved that - yet we’re boasting about how employees are engaged(in 13 reviews)

  • "The senior management keeps coming out with new stupid ideas which makes people even more stressed(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    Current Employee - Legal Assistant in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Slater & Gordon UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Really nice people that will help you to develop. Also loads of opportunities for progression

    Cons

    The salary could be a bit better

  2. "Great firm for progression"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee Solicitor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Slater & Gordon UK full-time

    Pros

    Been able to progress and develop knowledge and practical skills and given the opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Not applicable - all positives to date


  3. COVID-19

    "Happy to work here"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Slater & Gordon UK full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Friendly place to work, decent technology provision, bosses listen and are always trying to improve

    Cons

    Pay is behind competitors, frustrating finance department procedures

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  4. "Not a bad place place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal Advisor in Liverpool, England

    I have been working at Slater & Gordon UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Everyone is really friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Sometimes it feels like there is not enough hours in the day to get everything done.

  5. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management Accountant in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Slater & Gordon UK full-time

    Pros

    Good processes in place. Plenty of opportunity

    Cons

    Little recongnition of good performance.

  6. "Not great but not bad either"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Slater & Gordon UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some nice people, offices environment is also nice

    Cons

    Legacy of bad culture, mainly management

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  7. "Boring work and bad culture"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Paralegal in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Slater & Gordon UK full-time

    Pros

    Some of the people I met were friendly.

    Cons

    Where to start? Pay, boring work for legal assistants, culture of bullying, etc..

  8. "Okay but not great"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Switchboard Operator in Manchester City Centre, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Slater & Gordon UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Sick pay Good amount of annual leave

    Cons

    Poor hr team and no support from higher management

  9. "Aviod"

    1.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Watford, East of England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Slater & Gordon UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    My manger was ok but not great. All the mangers where childlike they were in a school playground.

    Cons

    Bad attitudes , unprofessional managers

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  10. "Awful"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Slater & Gordon UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    colleagues colleagues colleague's colleague colleagues

    Cons

    that it exists crap management poor service and would rather clients sue then do Good job bent af

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