Slee Anderson & Pidgeon was established in Bunbury by Frank Dilloway Slee in 1919. We’ve seen the Great Depression in the 1930’s, the post world war two boom, watched the constitutional crisis unfold in 1975, endured the 1987 stock market crash, stood strong in the global financial crisis of 2007 and seen the resources booms come and go.
The Slee Anderson & Pidgeon team has been providing exceptional and professional leading class services to individuals, businesses and local governments in Bunbury and surrounding areas; delivering personalised advice, strategies, security and peace of mind in all legal matters.
The Founding Partners
Slee, Frank Dilloway
Frank Dilloway Slee, born in Fremantle, Western Australia in 1893, began his legal career as an articled clerk to Harry Hale in Howard Street, Perth. In 1915, Frank joined the Australian Imperial Force (AIF). Upon his return from World War 1, at the age of 26, Frank Slee qualified as a barrister and solicitor and established a law firm in Bunbury (now known as Slee Anderson & Pidgeon) in 1919.
Learn more about Frank Dilloway Slee’s fascinating war time story here.
Anderson, Ian Warden
Ian Warden Anderson completed his Law Degree at the University of Melbourne in New South Wales.
Joining Frank Dilloway Slee in the partnership of ‘Slee Anderson’ in 1931, Ian Warden Anderson and Frank Dilloway Slee traded together until 1944.
Ian Warden Anderson was also a Director and the Inaugural Chair of the Shepherd Foundation from 1970 – 1980.
Pidgeon, William (Bill)
William (Bill) Pidgeon joined the firm in 1955 some 10 years after the departure of Ian Anderson. Previously known as ‘Slee Anderson’, the firm was renamed ‘Slee Anderson & Pidgeon’.
Bill Pidgeon was appointed as one of the original judges of the newly established District Court of Western Australia when it began in April 1970. He became Chief Judge in 1977, and then served as justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia from 1982 until 2001. Bill Pidgeon was one of WA’s longest service judicial officers.