Irwin Mitchell Announces ‘Next Stage Of Private Wealth Journey’

Team combines the expertise of four specialist teams in one new brand


  • Expertise of Berkeley Law, Berkeley Hurrell, Thomas Eggar and Irwin Mitchell teams to be combined to form Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth
  • Creates significant depth and breadth of specialist services and advice to private individuals, business owners and entrepreneurs

National law firm Irwin Mitchell says the launch of Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth, combining the expertise of four specialist teams in one new brand, is the ‘next stage of the journey’ to creating
a market-leading private wealth business.

Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth will bring together the existing expertise of the teams from Berkeley Law, Berkeley Hurrell, Thomas Eggar and Irwin Mitchell, combining considerable experience under one single offering to clients.

The firm says it will offer significant strength and depth of bespoke legal and advisory services across the UK as part of its drive to become the legal and wealth advisory business of choice for private individuals.

Berkeley Law, Berkeley Hurrell and Thomas Eggar’s wealth teams will begin the transition to the new Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth banner at the beginning of May. When complete it will have more than 40 partners and nearly 500 staff in 15 locations across the UK supporting clients. It will also offer clients wider access to the Group’s complementary services, including its business legal services expertise. Thomas Eggar’s teams and buildings will switch to the Irwin Mitchell brand on 31st May.

Craig Marshall, Chief Executive of the Personal Legal Services Division at Irwin Mitchell, which includes Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth, said:

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“We have a fantastic heritage across all four businesses with strong track records and great expertise in Berkeley Law, Berkeley Hurrell, Thomas Eggar and Irwin Mitchell.

“The launch of Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth is the next stage of our journey to becoming a market-leading service for private individuals. It builds on the fantastic reputation our teams already have for their expertise and client care.

“We have strength in depth as well as being able to offer clients access to the broader range of Irwin Mitchell’s legal services and expertise, and we will be looking to further strengthen our new team and increase our range of services over the coming months. We think that is a compelling offering which will be attractive to our existing clients and those who choose Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth in the future.”
Craig Marshall, CEO & Partner

Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth will offer a wide range of specialist services for private clients including succession planning, reputation protection, family and divorce, probate and estate administration and town and country property.

It will advise business owners and executives on their personal business wealth including succession planning, intellectual property, business law employment, commercial property and tax.

The news follows the announcement of the merger between Irwin Mitchell and Thomas Eggar in December 2015, which the two firms said would be a ‘catalyst for growth’, creating a top-five private wealth legal team and a platform to significantly grow their combined business legal services operation.

Mayfair-based private wealth boutique Berkeley Law was acquired by Irwin Mitchell in November 2014 along with high end conveyancing sister firm Berkeley Hurrell.

Find out more about Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth.