Solicitors in Manchester

Meet our Solicitors in Manchester

Solicitors in Manchester

Meet the Team

Slater and Gordon's award-winning solicitors in Manchester offer exceptional, affordable legal services. Our office is located in Manchester city centre and our aim is to provide accessible, tailored legal advice and outstanding value for money. Call our solicitors in Manchester on 0161 383 3500 or contact us online and we will call you. For 24-hour assistance, please call us on freephone 0161 383 3500.

We have specialist teams of solicitors in Manchester dealing with all elements of personal and family law ranging from personal injury, divorce and children law to driving offences, employment, property, clinical and medical negligence, criminal law, wills, trusts, probate and estate administration..

Our expertise covers:

Family law

Contact our award winning family law solicitors in Manchester for an initial consultation, where you will receive family law legal advice on your first appointment. We can help with all areas of family law, children law, divorce and family mediation services.

Whatever your circumstances and however complex the case, a Slater and Gordon Manchester solicitor should be your first port of call if you need advice you can trust. We provide an approachable, sensitive and practical service on a wide range of family law issues including marriage, civil partnerships, separation, child custody, adoption and surrogacy and many more.

Our approach prioritises mediation and constructive negotiation rather than potentially expensive and drawn-out litigation, all with the aim of reaching the best possible resolution for you and your family. Many of our family law solicitors are trained in the client-led practice of collaborative law and are members of Resolution, the national organisation of family lawyers dedicated to non-confrontational approaches to resolving family disputes.

For expert advice you can rely on, get in touch with Slater and Gordon’s Manchester family law specialists to discuss your case. You can contact our team online or by calling our Mosley Street office on 0161 383 3500.


Slater and Gordon’s employment solicitors work on behalf of employees. We offer specialist employment law services for senior executives and company partners throughout England and Wales & Scotland. Our employment solicitors have won The Lawyer magazine’s Employment Lawyers of the Year award three times since 2000.

Our employment team here in Manchester have expertise in all areas related to employment law, including unfair dismissal, settlement agreements, harassment and discrimination, redundancy and employment contracts. Slater and Gordon Lawyers has acted for clients in a number of high-profile cases, including a discrimination and harassment case against the BBC and presenter Jeremy Clarkson. While we have been involved in high-profile litigation, our strengths also lie in preventing unnecessary and expensive tribunal cases by securing confidential out-of-court settlements – often a more positive outcome for all involved.

Our employment solicitors in Manchester and in other UK offices have been praised for their meticulous attention to detail, management of highly complex cases and tenacity on behalf of clients.

To take advantage of our expertise and experience in employment law, contact Slater and Gordon in Manchester by calling 0161 383 3500 to discuss your requirements.

Criminal defence

Have you or a family member been arrested, or are you facing a criminal charge? If this situation should ever arise, you can rely on Slater and Gordon Lawyers to act effectively and quickly on your behalf. A criminal defence solicitor in Manchester can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply call our office on 0161 383 3500 or outside of office hours on freephone 0161 383 3500.

Our experienced team are particularly experienced with cases involving driving offences, theft charges, public order offences, business crime, professional conduct and many more. We charge fixed fees for our services, providing cost certainty at what is nearly always a very difficult time. Our holistic service aims to reduce the stress that a criminal charge inevitably creates, explaining your options and the potential outcomes for your case clearly and honestly.

Driving offences

If you’ve been involved in an incident or are facing a driving offence charge, contact a specialist Slater and Gordon Manchester solicitor for reliable advice and representation. Our driving offence solicitors are proud to have a 93% positive result rate. For complete details of our services, see our motoring offences page.

For advice and to discuss the details of your case, get in touch with our Manchester Mosley Street office to speak with one of our specialist driving offences solicitors. Call us on 0161 383 3500 for an initial discussion and for recommendations on the next steps to take.

Business crime & Regulatory Law

For business crime and regulation issues, our expert lawyers in Manchester can assist your business and provide you with the best possible legal advice. Slater and Gordon Lawyers can help you 24/7. Simply call our Manchester office on 0161 383 3500, or during out of office hours, call freephone 0800 916 9054.

Personal injury, asbestos claims and clinical negligence

Our clinical negligence, asbestos claims and personal injury solicitors in Manchester offer a free consultation and over 96% of the claims we deal with are funded by a No Win No Fee agreement. As well as providing affordable legal services, we aim to ensure that our clients are never left out of pocket for pursuing a personal injury claim.

Call our Manchester personal injury solicitors on 0161 383 3500 for advice on whether or not you have a valid claim and to find out what action to take. We can also provide immediate legal representation and rehabilitation support anywhere in the UK.

We have leaders in the field of personal injury and clinical negligence. Our expertise extends to industrial accidents, serious injuries, accidents at work, holiday accidents, road traffic accidents and any other cases where someone else’s negligence has caused you harm or injury. If you need legal help after such an incident, you can rely on Slater and Gordon.

Walk-in Legal Enquiries Centre in Manchester

When the Slater and Gordon office first opened on Manchester’s Mosley Street, our aim was to create a relaxed community space where members of the public could benefit from easier access to legal services right from the high street. With this in mind, we created a brand new, ground-breaking service. Our Manchester office now has a state-of-the-art legal enquiries centre open to the public, from 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

The centre is permanently staffed by legal advisors and offers the following services:

  • Wills while you wait
  • Instant conveyancing quotes
  • Interactive screens for quick access to online services
  • Private pods for quick consultations
  • Comfortable meeting rooms
  • Free legal advice brochures
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Children’s play area
  • Rest rooms and baby changing facilities

For more information, please visit our Legal Enquiries Centre in Manchester page.

Our Manchester city centre location

The Slater and Gordon offices in Manchester are located in a particularly historic and architecturally impressive part of the city. You’ll find our Manchester headquarters on Mosley Street in the heart of the city centre. The street is known for being the home of many majestic Grade I and Grade II listed buildings, including The Portico Library, the Manchester Art Gallery (formerly the Royal Manchester Institution) and the classical style bank building which formerly housed William Deacon’s Bank. 

The street itself, which has long been and remains a fashionable neighbourhood, was named after Nicholas Mosley after it was created in the 1780s. Mosley was a former lord of the manor of Manchester and a Lord Mayor of London, as well as a cloth manufacturer and highly successful businessman.

Pannone Solicitors in Manchester became part of Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK in 2014, when our international law firm opened its flagship Manchester office. After being spread across the city, over 700 highly trained solicitors now work together at 58 Mosley Street, with a range of specialist expertise between them. When we moved into our Mosley Street base, an office stretching across seven floors, it became our largest global office and the largest office of any law firm in Manchester.

Our refurbished, state-of-the art office has become an accessible and invaluable service at the heart of the high street, providing clients with specialist legal advice in an approachable and friendly community space.

If you’re visiting the Slater and Gordon Manchester office, it is easy to reach. We are located near to Manchester Piccadilly train station and the Metrolink tram service from the station and other parts of the city runs right past our building, with St Peter’s Square the nearest Metrolink stop.

We’re proud to be a key part of Manchester’s internationally-respected legal industry. The city is home to a number of major court buildings, including the Manchester Civil Justice Centre, a striking futurist-style building in Spinningfields just a few minutes away from the Slater and Gordon office.

This modern building, named by Blueprint magazine in 2011 as one of the “best British buildings of the 21st century”, houses a number of important courts including Manchester’s County Court, the District Probate Registry and the Manchester District Registry of the High Court. The Manchester Civil Justice Centre was the first major court complex to be built in Britain after 1882, when the Royal Courts of Justice were completed in London.

Another important court complex is found on Minshull Street. Formerly known as the City Police Courts when it opened in 1871, Minshull Street Crown Court is a Grade II listed building designed by the architect Thomas Worthington in a majestic Flemish Gothic style. The red brick building deals with criminal cases, but it is often visited by tourists due to its historic value and impressive architecture.

Manchester’s other Crown Court is on Crown Square, very close to the border between Manchester and Salford. These working courtrooms were designed by local architect Leonard Howitt and opened by the Queen in 1961, and they now deal with both crime and social security cases.

The city has contributed a considerable amount to the UK’s legal history, including pioneering the Small Claims Court to give citizens easier access to civil justice, and establishing one of the first Northern Commercial Courts outside of London back in 1990.

We’re a proud member of one of Britain’s most respected legal organisations

Slater and Gordon Lawyers is honoured to be a member of the Manchester Law Society, which was instituted in 1838 and incorporated in 1871. The society was formed by 16 solicitors meeting in the Manchester Law Library, with the aims of maintaining the respectability of the legal profession, settling disputed points of practice, preventing abuses and promoting fair and liberal practice, as well as supporting its members. These are the same principles that the modern-day Manchester Law Society abides by. It now has over 3,000 members with an astonishing breadth of expertise between them.

The society is involved in organising the Manchester Legal Awards every year and supports the Manchester Young Solicitors Association, the Manchester Trainee Solicitors Group and The Young Professionals Network

Why choose us?

Slater and Gordon Lawyers is one of the UK's largest and best known law firms. In addition to our large Manchester office, we also have bases in many UK locations, including Edinburgh, Cardiff, London,  , Liverpool, Chester, Wrexham, Birmingham, Sheffield, Milton Keynes, Cambridge and Preston.

We have received numerous accolades and won awards recognising our expertise, including the title of National Law Firm of the Year and several awards at the Manchester Legal Awards.  Slater and Gordon Lawyers is honoured to be highly ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners legal directories. While receiving awards is extremely rewarding for our Manchester solicitors, what really matters to them is providing the highest standards of service to their clients. Our aim is always to achieve the best possible outcome for every person who seeks our assistance. See what our clients say about us by reading our client testimonials.

We know that you don’t need legal advice or a solicitor every day. When you do though, you can rely on our lawyers in Manchester.

Call our Manchester solicitors on 0161 383 3500,  contact us online or call freephone 0161 383 3500 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we'll be happy to help.