Country's largest Personal Injury law firm launches in Manchester

Manchester law firm

28.02.2006

In response to a growing demand for its personal injury services in the North West, this week (20th February) sees the UK's largest PI law firm, Irwin Mitchell, launch a Manchester office.

Personal injury solicitors in Manchester

Located at 82 King Street, the city centre office will be managed by IM Partner, Andrew Tucker along with Geraldine Coombs and Stephanie Forman. Heavyweights in PI and clinical negligence, Coombs specialises in asbestos related disease and serious injury cases, and Forman in claims against the MoD, inquests, birth injury, neonatal death, oncology and cancer.

Coombs has played a significant role in a number of landmark asbestos disease cases including Lubbe/Afrika and others V Cape plc, which established the right of South African miners and residents to sue for compensation in this country - this case was settled for £10.5m in March 2003.

Commenting on the opening of its Manchester office, Andrew Tucker, Manchester regional managing partner at IM said; "We are very much looking forward to growing the business in Manchester. We know there is a big demand in the region already for our claimant PI and clinical negligence services. Manchester is a buoyant and thriving city, establishing a presence here is a strategic progression in growing our regional framework."

Irwin Mitchell (IM) was established 90 years ago and is among the 10 largest law firms in the UK. The practice has grown significantly in the last 15 years and today employs more than 1,650 staff - including over 750 fee-earners and more than 80 partners.

To contact Irwin Mitchell Manchester, please call 0370 1500 100.

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