Irwin Mitchell Secures Platinum Status With Prestigious Private Client Organisation
Irwin Mitchell has been awarded Platinum Employer Partner status with prestigious private client organisation The Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) for the second time running.
STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning, and works to improve public understanding of the issues families face in this area and promotes education and high professional standards among its members.
The Employer Partner programme, which was founded in 2014, highlights best practices in learning and staff development. There are three levels of accreditation, with platinum being the highest level.
Expert Opinion“I am so proud that we have been once again awarded platinum employer partner status and continue to be a key partner to STEP in upholding excellence in the private client industry.
“This endorsement recognises the quality of training, learning and development we have here at Irwin Mitchell, even as we continue to grow our private client team and offering.” Paula Myers, Partner
Irwin Mitchell has seen a of high profile Private Client recruits in the past 12 months including Will Dispute partners Kam Mejavadia and Candy Stockton; Christine Thornley joined to lead the Manchester Tax Trusts and Estates (TTE) team and Thomas Wainman is a TTE partner in Leeds.
The firm also recently appointed leading private client expert Siri Siriwardene to drive growth amongst the affluent community including business owners and high net worth clients. Siri will work closely with the new Private Client leadership team, as well as the Family Law, Residential Property and Asset Management teams to analyse and help meet the broad needs of existing clients as well as drive a strategic growth plan targeting new business.