Choice comes amid widespread adoption of WFH

Slaughter and Could will keep at its Bunhill Row headquarters for one more 16 years after deciding to not transfer workplace following an intensive search that began final 12 months.

With enterprise’ priorities shifting amid widespread adoption of distant working following the Covid-19 pandemic, Slaughters has dedicated to remaining in it present Metropolis of London gaff — the place the agency has been positioned since 2002 — till 2036.

The choice may even see some envious glances forged from magic circle rival Freshfields, which signed as much as a really costly deal for a really huge new London workplace at 100 Bishopsgate, a graceful new skyscraper, earlier than the Coronavirus hit and WFH went mainstream.

In an announcement, Slaughters’ govt accomplice, Paul Stacey, mentioned that Bunhill Row is “an essential a part of our id and is recognised as such by our workers, purchasers and all these related with the agency.”

Readers of Slaughter and May’s profile on Authorized Cheek’s Firms Most List will know that the workplace incorporates a eating room the place each accomplice has their very own pigeonhole and serviette. The constructing, which is instantly reverse The College of Legislation’s Moorgate Campus and subsequent door to fellow legislation agency Trowers & Hamlins and Cass Enterprise Faculty, additionally encompasses a placing water characteristic within the entry foyer.