Meet Our Media Experts

Our media experts have a wide variety of press experience in both print and broadcast media and are available to provide their comments and opinions on today’s news.

Ian Christian

Ian is a medical negligence specialist who has appeared on the likes of Sky News, BBC News and various BBC radio shows. Read more

Georgie Collins

Intellectual property rights expert Georgie has featured on BBC 5 Live and in newspapers such as The Mirror and The Guardian. Read more

Luke Daniels

Luke helps survivors of abuse and neglect. He's provided comment to the national press including The Telegraph and The Mirror. Read more

Amandeep Dhillon

Amandeep specialises in international and UK group claims and has appeared on Sky News, BBC's Watchdog and in various newspapers. Read more

Glenn Hayes

Employment expert Glenn has appeared on BBC News and in national newspapers including the Daily Mirror and the Mail on Sunday. Read more

Elizabeth Hicks

Family law expert Elizabeth has commented on LBC radio, BBC 5 Live, BBC London and has been quoted in national newspapers. Read more

Martin Jenkins

Pensions expert Martin is a regular media commentator having appeared on national TV, radio and in trade publications. Read more

Michael Knott

Michael is a Court of Protection expert and comments on issues relating to the financial abuse of vulnerable people. Read more

Catherine Leech

Personal injury lawyer Cathy regularly comments in the national news and has appeared in The Telegraph, The Mirror and Daily Mail. Read more

Julie Lewis

Julie is a medical negligence specialist who has recently been interviewed for BBC Breakfast, BBC 5 Live, BBC Wales and ITV News. Read more

Mandy Luckman

Cosmetic surgery specialist Mandy works with the Botched-Up Bodies TV show and has appeared on BBC 5 Live and BBC Breakfast. Read more

Geraldine McCool

Military specialist Geraldine has been interviewed by the likes of BBC Radio 4, Channel 4's Dispatches and Newsnight. Read more

Paula Myers

Paula is a specialist in wills and has featured on BBC News and in national newspapers including the Guardian and Daily Telegraph. Read more

Alex Rook

Alex is a public law expert who has appeared on BBC and ITV breakfast shows and has been quoted in national newspapers. Read more

Zoe Round

Zoe is a family law specialist who has previously appeared on Good Morning Britain, BBC Look North, ITV Yorkshire and others. Read more

Neil Whiteley

Neil heads up our Serious Injury team and has appeared on both live and pre-recorded TV and radio shows. Read more

Our Press Office

For all media enquiries, please contact the relevant member of our press team via the contact information provided below.

Mark Duffell Head of Group Communications

Mark is responsible for managing all of the PR work carried out by Irwin Mitchell in national, regional and trade media.

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David Shirt BLS PR Manager

David supports the business legal teams, including Real Estate, Employment, Pensions, Banking, Corporate and IP.

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Dave Grimshaw PLS PR Manager

Dave provides PR support for the personal legal services teams and helps national and regional media with their stories.

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Hayley Court Press Officer

Hayley provides PR support to the firm’s personal legal services teams.

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Saffron Otter Press Officer

Saffron supports our personal legal teams, working with our lawyers for expert commentary on breaking news stories.

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Kate Rawlings Press Officer

Kate provides support to our personal and business legal teams by working with our lawyers to deal with urgent media requests.

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Oliver Wicks Press Officer

Oliver handles urgent press enquiries for both our personal and business legal teams.

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Karen Roberts PR Consultant

Working alongside David Shirt, Karen provides PR support to the Business Legal Services team in Irwin Mitchell’s London office.

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Emma Tobin Head of Internal Communications

Emma is our Head of Internal Communications. She is responsible for communicating with all our employees across the Group.

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