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Prestigious Award Nomination For Head Of Irwin Mitchell’s Contentious Probate Team

Industry Body Names Paula Myers On Contentious Solicitor Of The Year Shortlist


The national head of Irwin Mitchell’s specialist Contentious Probate team is celebrating after being nominated for a prestigious award by a leading industry body for the second consecutive year.

Paula Myers, who joined the national law firm last month, has been shortlisted in the Contentious Solicitor of the Year prize as part of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) Annual Awards.

It is the second consecutive year that Paula, who is based at the firm’s Leeds office, has been shortlisted for the award which recognises outstanding work helping clients affected by disputes related to a loved one’s will, trust or estate.

The nomination is also just the latest good news for the Contentious Probate team, which in the past couple of months was also ranked as a top-tier practice in the industry standard Legal 500 guide.

Paula, who holds an Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, also featured on the national elite lawyers list in the listings and was described as “a serious player” who “gets results”.

Expert Opinion
It is a huge thrill and honour to have been shortlisted for the second year in a row for such a prestigious award.

"To make the shortlist among such tough competition is a victory in itself and to get such a seal of approval from the industry is a huge privilege.”
Paula Myers, Partner
Expert Opinion
Paula’s nomination for the award shows how highly regarded she is within her field and is further evidence of the great wealth of experience she has brought to Irwin Mitchell’s private client offering.

"We know that the addition of her to our team is vital step forward as we look to drive forward with our plans to both become the UK’s leading provider of personal legal services, as well as our fundamental aim to become the legal brand of choice."
Andrew Tucker, Group Chief Executive & Partner