Irwin Mitchell Boosts Planning Team

Holly Trotman Joins Firm's Growing Real Estate Practice


National law firm, Irwin Mitchell, has further enhanced its Real Estate practice with the appointment of Holly Trotman to the firm’s Planning team.

Joining the firm as an Associate from the London office of Nabarro, Holly has experience of working for a range of organisations including developers, real estate funds and retailers, advising them on major development schemes including town centre regeneration, infrastructure projects and industrial developments.

Holly will be based in the firm’s London office and will also support Irwin Mitchell’s Real Estate teams in Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester.

During the last 12 months, Irwin Mitchell’s Real Estate team has expanded across the UK with a string of high profile appointments including a 20-strong team, headed up by Partner Jon Vivian, from London firm SJ Berwin.  Well-respected property law strategist, Geoffrey Lander, property litigation consultant, Sue Wilson, and tax partner Alex Barnes have also joined recently. 

Headed up by Oliver Martin, Irwin Mitchell’s Planning unit has recently won a number of instructions on some major developments. Projects that the team has advised on include a major mixed use development comprising 2,000 dwellings and over 100,000m² of commercial development, together with significant community infrastructure provision.

Oliver Martin, Partner and Head of Planning at Irwin Mitchell, explained: “Holly is another significant addition to our business team and her appointment once again reflects Irwin Mitchell’s determination to continue building one of the UK’s leading Real Estate teams. She has a wealth of highly relevant expertise and demonstrates an innovative and commercial approach to client work.”

Commenting on her new role, Holly said: “Irwin Mitchell is clearly ambitious and I’m tremendously excited about the prospect of working with some great clients and an experienced, dynamic team.”