Irwin Mitchell Forms Alliance With UK’s Leading CEO Organisation

Law Firm Announces Partnership With Vistage International

06.09.2011

Leading chief executive coaching and mentoring organisation, Vistage International, has appointed Irwin Mitchell as a strategic alliance partner in the UK.

Founded in 1957, Vistage provides support for over 14,000 Chief Executives across the world - including 640 across the UK – through regular peer group meetings, one-to-one coaching sessions and expert speaker workshops.

Vistage, which is headed by Chief Executive, Steve Gilroy, has grown rapidly since its inception and currently represents CEOs in 16 countries employing over 1.8 million people.

As Vistage’s legal partner, Partners from Irwin Mitchell’s Business Legal Services team will present and provide advice for attendees at the organisation’s programme of events in the UK. The firm will also carry out referred work for companies within the group on a range of issues including succession planning, commercial litigation and employment law.

Fergal Dowling, Partner at Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham and lead relationship partner with Vistage said: “Irwin Mitchell has long recognised the fantastic work that Vistage does and as a provider of business legal services, we are looking forward to supporting the organisation and excited by the prospect of working with some of the most successful and entrepreneurial businesses across the region.”

John Cooke, Business Development Director, Vistage International (UK) Ltd added: “Vistage works with a small number of trusted, specialised business partners to bring expert know-how, tools and advice. Our chosen partners share our passion for business success and support our values of trust, challenge, caring and growth.

“Irwin Mitchell certainly recognises our ambition whilst their innovative approach, attitude and culture provides an excellent strategic fit with our organisation and of course our members.”