Corridors of power: corporate heavyweight Charles Randell looks back at a colourful 33-year career at Slaughters

From advising on a tranche of Thatcher-era privatisations to helping the Government steer through the banking crisis, recently retired Slaughter and May partner Charles Randell has had an eventful 33 years at the magic circle firm. Charlotte Edmond finds out about his highs and lows

From advising on a tranche of Thatcher-era privatisations to helping the Government steer through the banking crisis, recently retired Slaughter and May partner Charles Randell has had an eventful 33 years at the magic circle firm. Charlotte Edmond finds out about his highs and lows

Almost three decades on, ‘Tell Sid’ – the slogan encouraging investment in British Gas shares during its sell-off – remains a byword for the Thatcher-era privatisation programme. 

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