Irwin Mitchell Named Corporate Law Firm Of The Year Corporate Law Firm of the Year award 26.06.2009 Irwin Mitchell has been named South Yorkshire Corporate Law Firm of the Year following a string of deals involving regional businesses.Irwin Mitchell was also shortlisted for Dealmaking Firm of the Year and 3 of its deals were shortlisted for Deal of the Year at the Insider South Yorkshire Dealmakers Dinner last night at the St Paul's Mercure Hotel in Sheffield.James Bullock, Partner, who heads up the Sheffield team said: "This is the first year we have been shortlisted and Irwin Mitchell has fought off stiff competition to win this award. It feels even more rewarding knowing it was our peers that voted for us."This award is testament to our clients who have been willing to take risks and grow their businesses, even in this tough climate, and Irwin Mitchell is delighted to be a part of that."Kevin Cunningham, Partner, who heads up the Yorkshire Regional team said: "Our clients are determined to come through these challenging economic conditions in good shape. Whilst initially we are have been helping some clients take defensive measures, more recently we have seen the banking sector stabilise and a growing air of confidence. The deals we have advised on demonstrate an appetite to take strategic opportunities and we are delighted by this acknowledgement from the dynamic South Yorkshire community in which we are proud to play a part."This year Irwin Mitchell has advised on several deals involving Sheffield manufacturing companies including the sale of Ringland Construction and the acquisition of the Tempered Spring Company.In addition the team has acted on transactions for Pyronix Limited, Energy Alloys, Full Scale Dynamics, H Bingham, Schmolz & Bickenbach, HSBC and Mabanaft, as well as advising Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank on the funding for the management buy-out of Mayflower Engineering Ltd, Electronic Data Processing Plc on its share buy back on the London Stock Exchange and South Yorkshire Investment Fund on its investment in BLP (which won the Deal of the Year Award).The Irwin Mitchell corporate team also advised AES Engineering Limited in its acquisition of Standard Seals in India, creating one of the top five largest mechanical seal companies in India. Press contact Dave Grimshaw Press Officer 0114 274 4397 Email Dave Related articles 20.03.2019Government Issues Recommendation for Leasehold Reform 15.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Recruits Hundreds Of Volunteers For Red Nose Day 2019 15.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Scoops Hat-trick At Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 13.03.2019Sheffield City Region Launches Global Innovation Corridor At MIPIM 2019 08.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Launches Women in Law Timeline 05.03.2019Does A Rest Break At Work Have To Be Continuous?