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We are a UK law firm that promotes the commercial and strategic interests of companies, organisations and individuals across the UK and beyond. We offer the highest level of commercial legal advice delivered in a simple, direct way to meet our clients' goals and objectives. We have a strong national and international presence, with nine UK offices, as well as an office in Dubai. We have more than 750 employees including over 140 partners and 320 lawyers. We offer the full range of legal services in the areas of: - Asset & debt recovery - Banking & finance - Construction - Corporate - Dispute resolution - Employment - Family Law - Oil & gas - Real estate - Renewable energy - Restructuring & insolvency - Shipping - Tax, trusts & succession - Residential conveyancing - Estate Agency - Agricultural law We are committed to supporting our local communities. As a firm we engage in community activities through donating the time of our staff to volunteering projects and providing pro bono assistance to the not-for-profit sector. We also make donations to a number of charities chosen by our teams on an annual basis. The donations are raised through the passion and efforts of our people and contacts who get involved in a variety of charitable activities.
TypePublic
Founded1808
HQBirmingham, GB
Websitegateleyplc.com
Employee Ratings4.8

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2017)696(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£103.5 M(+21%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)£1.6 (+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Gateley

Michael Ward

Michael Ward

Executive Director & Partner
Rod Waldie

Rod Waldie

CEO & Partner
Peter Davies

Peter Davies

COO & Partner
Stuart Evans

Stuart Evans

Partner & Trustee Director
Neil Smith

Neil Smith

Finance Director
Paul Alcock

Paul Alcock

Legal Director
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Gateley Office Locations

Gateley has offices in Birmingham, Belfast, Guildford, Leeds and in 6 other locations
Birmingham, GB (HQ)
Edmund St
Belfast, GB
Donegall Square E
Guildford, GB
3000 Cathedral Hill
Leeds, GB
E Parade
Leicester, GB
Lower Brown St Knightsbridge House
London, GB
1 Paternoster Row
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Gateley Financials and Metrics

Gateley Revenue

Gateley's revenue was reported to be £103.47 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

103.5m

Net income (FY, 2019)

13.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

15.9m

Market capitalization (27-Nov-2020)

185.8m

Closing stock price (27-Nov-2020)

1.6

Cash (30-Apr-2019)

2.9m

EV

189.1m
Gateley's current market capitalization is £185.8 m.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

67.1m77.6m86.1m103.5m

Depreciation and amortization

687.0k819.0k970.0k1.1m

EBIT

11.3m13.3m14.8m15.9m

EBIT margin, %

17%17%17%15%
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.0m9.8m2.7m4.3m2.9m

Accounts Receivable

33.7m26.1m28.5m33.9m

Current Assets

6.9m43.5m41.8m45.7m50.5m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash From Operating Activities

14.3m7.7m12.2m12.1m

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.9m)(1.7m)(970.0k)(4.0m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.3m)(13.1m)(9.6m)(9.5m)

Net Change in Cash

7.1m(7.1m)1.6m(1.4m)
GBPFY, 2015

Financial Leverage

1 x
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Gateley Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Gateley Online and Social Media Presence

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Gateley News and Updates

Gateley hits new revenue highs as acquisitions pay off

Listed law firm Gateley last year passed the £100m revenue mark for the first time as a string of acquisitions [...] The post Gateley hits new revenue highs as acquisitions pay off appeared first on CityAM.

Festive Focus: Our chat with Andrew Johnson of law firm Gateley Plc

Can you introduce yourself and your business to our readers? “I’m Andrew Johnson, a commercial litigation lawyer at Gateley Plc and head of the Leeds office.” What was your company’s biggest achievement of the year? “Our business is going from strength to strength: lots of great new people have join…

Gateley selects LexisOne

Gateley has selected LexisOne as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, we understand, although contracts have yet to be formally signed and as a listed company Gateley said that it is unable to confirm the selection or comment in advance of any formal notice to the market.

Exclusive: City law firm Rosenblatt mulling a London IPO

City law firm Rosenblatt is understood to be contemplating an IPO on the London Stock Exchange. The commercial firm had a reported revenue of £16m in 2017 and advises clients on areas such as corporate, disputes and finance. It was founded in 1986 by current senior partner Ian Rosenblatt who r…

City Moves for 4 December 2017 - who's switching jobs?

Today's City Moves cover funerals, support services and card retailing. Take a look at these movers and shakers: Golden Charter Golden Charter, the UK’s leading independent funeral plan provider, has appointed Suzanne Grahame as its new chief executive officer. She takes over from outgoing CEO…

UK's second listed law firm Gordon Dadds doubles profit in first results

Gordon Dadds, which became the second law firm to list on London's public markets in August, has more than doubled its profit in the last year as it revealed its first results since the stock market float. The Aim-listed firm saw its revenue increase by 14.5 per cent to £12.89m, as adjusted profi…
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Gateley Blogs

Trading update: resilient financial performance with activity now above pre-COVID levels

Gateley (AIM:GTLY), the legal and professional services group, is pleased to announce a trading update ahead of its half year results for the six months ended 31 October 2020 (the "Period"), which will be announced in January 2021.

Gateley Legal advises on £90m tech company exit

The corporate team in the Reading office of Gateley Legal has advised the selling shareholders of Babble Cloud Holdings Limited on its secondary buy-out by PE investors Graphite Capital.

Gateley Capitus welcomes new head of Land Remediation Relief

Leading fiscal incentives consultancy, Gateley Capitus has appointed Robert Jones as an associate director and new head of Land Remediation Relief (LRR).

Gateley Legal recognised in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 list

Gateley Legal has been named as one of the top 200 law firms in England and Wales as The Times publishes its list of the Best Law Firms 2021.

Gateley Legal named most active deal adviser nationally

The corporate, banking and restructuring advisory teams at Gateley Legal have been ranked the most active deal advisors nationally and in three regions of the UK for the first nine months of 2020, according to a report by Experian Market IQ.

Gateley Legal advises ELMO Software Limited (‘ELMO’) on the acquisition of Breathe – a leading HR tech company

The corporate team at Gateley Legal have advised leading HR technology company ELMO, on its acquisition of UK-based HR platform, Breathe - a fast-growing, market-leading self-service HR platform for small businesses.
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Gateley Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Gateley founded?

    Gateley was founded in 1808.

  • Who are Gateley key executives?

    Gateley's key executives are Michael Ward, Rod Waldie and Peter Davies.

  • How many employees does Gateley have?

    Gateley has 696 employees.

  • What is Gateley revenue?

    Latest Gateley annual revenue is £103.5 m.

  • What is Gateley revenue per employee?

    Latest Gateley revenue per employee is £148.7 k.

  • Who are Gateley competitors?

    Competitors of Gateley include Mills & Reeve, Pinsent Masons and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

  • Where is Gateley headquarters?

    Gateley headquarters is located at Edmund St, Birmingham.

  • Where are Gateley offices?

    Gateley has offices in Birmingham, Belfast, Guildford, Leeds and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Gateley have?

    Gateley has 10 offices.