Irwin Mitchell In Leeds Expands Pensions Team With Associate Hire

Latest Appointment Follows Recent Recruitment Of National Head Of Pensions


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The Leeds office of national law firm, Irwin Mitchell, has continued to bolster its Pensions expertise with the appointment of Associate Solicitor Claire Dimmock.

Joining from DWF, Claire specialises in providing pensions advice to both corporates and trustees of occupational pension schemes in connection with scheme closures and other risk reduction measures.

She also advises on the pensions aspects of corporate and banking transactions, TUPE issues and group reorganisations involving flexible apportionment arrangements and scheme mergers.

She will be based in the Leeds office and joins an expanding team in Yorkshire which includes Partner Nigel Bolton and Associate Kim Jones. Last year it announced the appointment of Pensions Solicitor, Rebecca Whisker.

Her appointment is also the latest addition to the national Pensions team which is headed by Partner Martin Jenkins who joined Irwin Mitchell from DWF in December last year.

Commenting on her appointment, Claire Dimmock said: “The pensions sector is undergoing significant change and the needs of private and public sector organisations are likely to become increasingly complex and sophisticated in the coming years. Moving to Irwin MitchelI is an exciting opportunity and I look forward to being part of a well-respected team in a forward looking law firm.” 

Martin Jenkins, Partner and National Head of Pensions at Irwin Mitchell, said: “Claire is a highly experienced pensions lawyer and we are delighted to welcome her to Irwin Mitchell. We are determined to continue investing in the team and bringing in people who are able to provide our clients with a first class service.”