George Merrylees Recognised By Franco-British Council
An Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth solicitor has been named a Franco-British 2018 Young Leader by the Franco-British Council.
George Merrylees, a tax, trusts and estates partner at the leading national law firm was personally selected by the jury appointed by the Franco-British Council which included prominent figures in the political, corporate and cultural sectors.
Most notably the jury was comprised of Edward Llewellyn OBE, British Ambassador to France; Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Conservative MP; and Tristam Hunt, Director of the V&A Museum among others.
George’s selection as a Young Leader marks Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth, which has a large international team based in London, as a clear market frontrunner for international private wealth affairs and for nurturing Franco-British relations.
The tax, trusts and estates team frequently work with France and French-speaking countries in North Africa, advising them on their tax and wealth protection needs.
Expert Opinion“I am very proud to have been selected as a 2018 Young Leader by the Franco-British Council and I’m grateful to those at the jury who selected me as a candidate.
“At Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth we pride ourselves in our relations with French businesses and individuals. We’re looking to become one of the foremost institutions that can help French citizens with their legal advice, which the Franco-British Council has recognised.
“I look forward to working with the Council and to deepen both mine and the firm’s relationships with our French clients, as well as forging new Franco-British relationships.” George Merrylees - Partner