Latest Prize Recognises Firm’s Litigation Strength
Irwin Mitchell has been named Law Firm of The Year at the LexisNexis Legal Awards which were held last night at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in London.
The LexisNexis Legal Awards were launched in 2013 and since then they have been recognising and celebrating excellence and innovation across the legal sector.
The awards are judged by a panel of leading figures from the legal world, including the Chair of the Bar and the President of the Law Society.
Twenty awards were handed out on the night including a Lifetime Contribution Award for Baroness Hale of Richmond who served as President of the Supreme Court from 2017 to 2020.
Irwin Mitchell picked up the prestigious prize of Law Firm of the Year in recognition of its successful involvement in a number of high profile cases in The Supreme Court.
The firm’s strong litigation credentials, its involvement in other high quality work across it business and personal legal services divisions, its strong brand and work it has undertaken to make it a great place to work, was also recognised by the panel of judges.
Expert Opinion“This is great news for Irwin Mitchell and further proof of the excellent work we do for our clients and colleagues across the country.
“The award is also testament to everything we do supporting our communities through our volunteering days, mentoring schemes and charitable challenges to raise money for each office’s charity of the year.
“I am extremely proud of all our hard working teams and delighted that they have been recognised by LexisNexis and this important industry prize.”
Andrew Tucker - Group Chief Executive & Partner
In addition to Law Firm of the Year, Irwin Mitchell’s Employment partner, Emilie Cole, was shortlisted in the Legal Personality of the Year category. Emilie was also nominated for Case of the Year following her role in the landmark victory for her client, District Judge Claire Gilham in the Supreme Court.
Earlier this month the Manchester office named Large Law Firm of the Year and it also won the Pro Bono/Community Initiative Award at the Manchester Law Society Awards.