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Barrister Hire Boosts Irwin Mitchell's Commercial Litigation Team In Sheffield

Latest Appointment Builds On Recent Growth


David Shirt, Press Officer | 0161 838 3094

The Sheffield office of national law firm Irwin Mitchell has boosted its successful commercial litigation team with the appointment of Barrister Yvonne Simpson.

Yvonne moves to Irwin Mitchell where she joins an established team which advises and supports clients with a range of commercial and contractual disputes.

Called to the Bar in 1997, Yvonne moved to a firm of solicitors in the City of London in 1999 where she advised clients on a range of commercial litigation matters across a number of sectors including construction, ‎insurance and professional negligence.

Since then she has built up her litigation experience at a number of law firms and also working in-house for a national telecommunications company and the Government Legal Service and joins Irwin Mitchell in Sheffield from BLM. Yvonne also has higher rights of audience.

Expert Opinion
“Irwin Mitchell’s commercial litigation team in Sheffield performed well in 2015 and I am confident that we are in a strong position to take advantage of the opportunities that are ahead of us in 2016.

“Yvonne’s appointment follows the recruitment of Solicitor Ciaran Dearden in February 2015 and adds further expertise and experience to the team which will no doubt ensure we can continue to provide a first-class service to our clients.”
Dorrien Peters, Partner

Commenting on her appointment, Yvonne added: “Irwin Mitchell has a strong reputation in commercial litigation and I am looking forward to this exciting opportunity to join a team with a proven track record of acting on complex commercial disputes for both local and national clients.”