Trio Of Appointments Boosts Irwin Mitchell's Business Team In Leeds

Further New Additions To Commercial Litigation, Employment and Corporate Teams


National law firm Irwin Mitchell has further boosted its business legal expertise in Leeds with the appointment of three new faces to its specialist teams.

The firm’s office in the city has welcomed Emma Yates as a new associate solicitor in its Commercial Litigation team, with Louise Colledge joining as a solicitor in its employment law team. The third addition is Daniel O’Connell, who has taken up a position as a legal executive in the corporate team.

Joining from Turner Parkinson in Manchester, Emma is a commercial litigation expert with specific expertise in advising on contentious intellectual property law. Louise joins Irwin Mitchell from Petherbridge Bassra in Bradford and brings a wealth of expertise in relation to all aspects of employment law.

Moving to Irwin Mitchell from Gordons in Leeds, Daniel specialises in advising on corporate M&A work including support for major multimillion pound deals.

The appointments are just the latest in a series which have seen Irwin Mitchell bolster the expertise in its fast-growing Business Legal Services division. The news also comes after the announcement that corporate partner Philip Goldsborough has joined the team in Leeds along with real estate associate solicitor Clare Davitt.