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New Public Law Appointment At Irwin Mitchell In Newcastle

More Growth For Public Law Team As North East Solicitor Joins Newcastle Office


Leading law firm Irwin Mitchell is expanding its renowned public law team with the appointment of another specialist solicitor in the Newcastle office.

Alex Peebles joins the law firm as a solicitor and will undertake a broad range of public law work at Irwin Mitchell including health and welfare and civil liberties cases. He will also support business development for Irwin Mitchell in Newcastle, developing links with charities and organisations who need the support of specialist lawyers.

Alex said: “The chance to join a team that has been at the forefront of public law for years was a great opportunity. Irwin Mitchell is known for its tenacity in fighting for justice on behalf of its clients and that is what attracted me to the role.”

Andrew Lockley, head of Public Law at Irwin Mitchell, said: “With Alex joining us in Newcastle it adds yet more strength to our regional public law teams. We continue to bring challenges where appropriate on behalf of our clients and having a specialist network of lawyers in place across the UK means we are best placed to service their needs.”

Irwin Mitchell’s public law team works on a range of cases from social and healthcare to environmental and planning challenges, and civil liberties. In the past year the team has developed a reputation for challenging unlawful cuts to public services which have directly affected people receiving care or support.