Irwin Mitchell Boosts Technology And Outsourcing Capability

Mark Neale Joins Growing Team


National law firm, Irwin Mitchell, has boosted its Business Services team with the appointment of Mark Neale as an Associate.

Formerly an Associate at DLA Piper, Mark specialises in advising organisations across the public and private sector on large scale technology and outsourcing projects.

Mark, who has extensive experience with advising in-house legal teams, particularly within the financial services sector, will work alongside Irwin Mitchell’s business teams in London and Birmingham.

Commenting on his move, Mark said: “Whether it’s the public or private sector, there is significant demand amongst in-house legal teams for specialist support in relation to implementing large IT projects and outsourcing internal support functions.

“This is an exciting time to be joining Irwin Mitchell. They have a clear direction in terms of growth and a strong and innovative team which I look forward to being a part of.”

Niall Baker, Partner and Head of Irwin Mitchell Business Legal Services, said: “Mark brings with him significant expertise in dealing with and successfully advising companies on major commercial contracts, as well as in depth knowledge of the banking sector. We are excited about the growth opportunities that exist in this area and Mark’s appointment is part of our continued drive to develop a strong team that can service clients across the UK.”

Mark’s appointment follows other recent appointments to Irwin Mitchell’s Business Services division. These include Head of Real Estate, Jon Vivian, new National Head of Employment, Tom Flanagan, Corporate Partner, David Glover and the former Regional Managing Partner at DLA Piper, Paul Firth.