Series of new senior hires in Birmingham expands firm’s private client credentials in the Midlands
Irwin Mitchell has expanded its national private client team with a series of new senior hires in Birmingham. The firm, which has the 2nd largest private client team in the country by fee earner count, is now offering a full private client service in the region.
Partner Jessica Beddows and Associate Reiss Taylor have joined Partner Ian Bond, who started in January.
Jessica, who joins from BPE Solicitors, specialises in advising clients on a broad range of matters including the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, estate planning, the creation and administration of trusts, obtaining probate and the administration of estates. Jessica also specialises in advising vulnerable clients (or their families or legal representatives) in respect of their financial affairs and planning, mental capacity and care issues, health and welfare matters and applications to the Court of Protection.
Reiss, who joins from Thursfields, specialises in Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills and Powers of Attorney.
Commenting on her new role at Irwin Mitchell, partner Jessica Beddows said: “I’m excited to be joining the Irwin Mitchell Private Client Services team and working with Ian in launching the service in the Midlands.
“I’m passionate about helping people deal with difficult situations in their lives and Irwin Mitchell is well known for its human touch approach, and the support and expertise it offers both clients and colleagues, and I’m excited to be a part of that.”
Expert Opinion“I’m delighted to welcome Jessica and Reiss to our Birmingham office in what marks an exciting time for Irwin Mitchell’s private client team. Both Jessica and Reiss bring a wealth of experience, and values and ambition that aligns with what Irwin Mitchell is all about.
“We now have a non-contentious private client team in the Midlands that is ready to meet the needs of our clients in the months and years ahead and complement our existing contentious trust and probate team.”
Paula Myers, Director of Private Client Legal Services