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Irwin Mitchell Newcastle Office Wins Top Law Award

Irwin Mitchell Is Team Of The Year At Northern Law Awards 2019


The Newcastle office of law firm Irwin Mitchell is celebrating after winning the ‘Team of the Year – Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence’ at the Northern Law Awards on 6 June.


Held at the Newcastle-Gateshead Hilton, the awards have established themselves over the past five years as the premier event for the top legal firms in the region, not only to celebrate their success but to recognise the wealth of legal talent available throughout the north of England.


This is the fourth time the Newcastle office has scooped the Team of the Year Award, having won the accolade at the first ever awards in 2015, followed by 2016 and again in 2017, when the Newcastle office also secured Rising Star and Trainee of the Year Awards.


The personal injury and clinical negligence teams at the Newcastle office have marked another superb year, with a string of successful outcomes for their clients over the last 12 months.


In selecting the Irwin Mitchell team for this year’s award, the judges said the winners had: “demonstrated excellence in every category during judging and this was passionately delivered to back up the written material, proving teamwork at its best. These winners provide a holistic service offering, with a range of disciplines along with strong evidence of client satisfaction and service excellence – all while working as a team.”


Lead Partner for personal injury in the Irwin Mitchell Newcastle office, Francesca Mayes, said: “Everyone associated with the Personal Injury / Clinical Negligence team in Newcastle can be very proud of winning this award in recognition of the great work we do for our clients. The team has remained committed to delivering positive outcomes for our clients whilst ensuring they have access to answers and justice. Client satisfaction remains at the heart of what we do and it is fantastic to see that recognised as a key part of our success.”


Expert Opinion
“Four team awards in five years is a spectacular run of success at the Northern Law Awards for the Newcastle office team. We are absolutely thrilled to win given the strength of the shortlist this year and proud to be recognised among the best of the best.

The award is richly deserved for all the team’s hard work and in going that extra mile for our clients. This run of awards shows standards at Irwin Mitchell have remained consistently high and demonstrates the team in Newcastle remains committed to successful outcomes for our clients. People in the North East can be confident that when they need our help, they have access to some of the finest talent the legal profession has to offer on their doorstep.”
Paula Myers, Partner