The Irwin Mitchell and Thomas Eggar merger recently concluded its full integration period at the end of May.
It has transformed the business creating greater value for our clients across a wider range of services and today Irwin Mitchell is ranked as the 11th largest legal business in the UK operating out of 14 locations, with over 300 partners and over 2,800 employees
The recent launch of Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth, combining the expertise of four specialist teams from Irwin Mitchell, Berkeley Law, Berkeley Hurrell and Thomas Eggar, in one new brand, is the next stage of the journey to creating a market-leading private wealth business.
We offer significant strength and depth of bespoke legal and advisory services supporting every stage of our clients’ personal, family and business lives, both in the UK and internationally, through our comprehensive and unrivalled Business and Personal Legal services.
The merger has seen the Wills, Trust and Estate Disputes team grow to the largest team outside of London, with three partners, Paula Myers, Gavin Faber and Paula James and a team of 15 legal experts. Irwin Mitchell has specialists based in their Leeds, Sheffield, Birmingham and Chichester offices who act for clients nationally.
This award winning team is already recognised for their expertise, winning the Yorkshire Legal Awards Dispute Resolution Team of the Year 2015 and most recently the Legal Business Awards – Private Client Team of the Year 2016.
The team is ranked in Tier 1 of the independent Legal 500 directory and is the only team in Yorkshire to be ranked this highly. Paula Myers and Paula James are also ranked as leading individuals in Chambers and Partners and are 2 out of the only 3 ranked lawyers outside of London to hold this position.
The team act for clients from all walks of life in a wide range of complex trust litigation and disputes involving high net worth estates. This also includes a number of estates which involve celebrities and high net worth individuals. The scope of the team also allows us to represent clients who are involved in more modest estates and we can offer a number of options to help clients fund their case.