Irwin Mitchell Key Facts

Key Facts

Some interesting facts and figures about Irwin Mitchell:

  • Established in 1912
  • We are one of the largest law firms in the UK with over 300 partners and over 1,480 associates, consultants, senior advisors and other fee earners*
  • Employs over 2,490 people*
  • National coverage through 14 offices (Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Chichester, Gatwick, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newbury, Newcastle, Sheffield and Southampton)*
  • Helped over 1 million clients with their legal needs since 1912 and continue to help thousands of people every year
  • Largest ‘full service’ law firm in the UK, providing a wide range of private client and business legal services to private individuals, businesses, charities, institutions and organisations
  • Winner - Best Trainee Recruitment Campaign – The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards 2015
  • Winner - Best Legal Market Brand – The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards 2015
  • Winner - Claimant Solicitor of the Year – Rehabilitation First Awards 2016
  • Winner - Personal Injury / Clinical Negligence Team of the Year – Northern Law Awards 2015
  • Shortlisted – Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion – Law Society 2015
  • We have Investors in People status
  • Ranked in the 2014 Stonewall Workplace Equality Index
  • Our independent registered charity, the Irwin Mitchell Charities Foundation (IMCF) has made over £1.25 million of charitable donations since its formation
  • Silver level sponsors of the National pro bono centre
  • Number one provider of commoditised services to major institutions
  • Founding and Executive member of the Legal Sector Alliance
  • We generate 8,000 wills every year
  • Became one of the first Legal Disciplinary Partnerships (LDP) in May 2010, allowing non-solicitors to become Equity Partners for the first time
  • Converted to a new corporate structure in May 2011, with Equity Partners becoming Members of a new holding company
  • Became one of the first Alternative Business Structures (ABS) and the first multiple-licensed ABS in August 2012
  • Confirmed the appointment of the first non-lawyers to the Irwin Mitchell Holdings Board in August 2012 with Glyn Barker, former vice-chair of PwC UK, joining as Chairman and Mel Egglenton joining as a second Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, a role he also held with accountants KPMG
  • Certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Standard
  • Certified to ISO 27001 Information Security Standard
  • Certified to ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard

*Please note the above figures are reflective of the Irwin Mitchell Group which incorporates Thomas Eggar.

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    Our Group

    The Irwin Mitchell Group encompasses a diverse range of businesses, with a commitment to building on the impressive growth it's delivered over recent years. 

    To find out more about our Group and the companies that are part of it, visit the Irwin Mitchell Group website.