Today, Slater and Gordon, a consumer legal services business, announces the extension of its partnership with VFS Legal Funding, with an increase of £10m to its funding facility.
The arrangement with VFS Legal, a specialist finance company working within the legal sector, will enable Slater and Gordon to accelerate its growth plans and fast track its investment in its new technology programme.
It will also help the company to speed up its investment in to tools to improve and digitalise the customer experience as part of the organisation’s ongoing transformation work.
David Whitmore, Chief Executive Officer, Slater and Gordon said: “We are committed to providing the very best in legal services. To achieve this, we are always exploring different ways to make our customers’ experience better whether through great talent, investing in technology or through innovative partnerships. We’re delighted to continue our work with VFS Legal Funding who truly understand and share our purpose.”
The Slater and Gordon transformation team has been working with suppliers and partners in the technology space to develop bespoke tools and packages to build an unrivalled business and customer offering ahead of the 2020 industry reforms.
Norman Kenvyn, Founder and CEO, VFS Legal said: “With the support from VFS Legal Funding, Slater and Gordon has been able to deliver justice for its customers quicker and more efficiently, helping people to move on from their time in need and we are pleased to be able to continue this partnership for the next few years.”