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Craig Marshall

CEO of Personal Legal Services & Partner


I am Chief Executive of the firm’s Personal Legal Services (PLS) division encompassing a broad range of legal services for individuals, including: 

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor (claims arising from road traffic accidents)
  • Family
  • Public Law
  • Court of Protection
  • Private Wealth (including Wills, Trust and Probate)
  • Contentious Trust & Probate
  • Conveyancing
  • Retail Lending Services (remortgage and equity release)

These teams provide legal services to private individuals either directly or via a number of banks, insurance companies, building societies and other financial services organisations. In addition to our financial services partners, we partner with a host of organisations from the retail, charity and utilities sectors.

Many of our Personal Legal Services teams are ranked in the top-tier of firms by leading independent legal guides the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

I joined Irwin Mitchell in 2007 as part of a merger with Golds, my former firm. I was Chief Executive of our Private Client Legal Services Division, which comprises our Private Wealth, Court of Protection, Conveyancing, and Retail Lending Services Probate teams, from May 2011, before taking over the reins of PLS in May 2014.

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  • 13/03/2018
    New Chief Operating Officer For Personal Injury At Irwin Mitchell

    “By Investing in these new senior leadership roles we will ensure that our wider personal injury business is best placed to maintain its position as the UK market-leader. “Our clients’ expectations are changing all of the time and they will increasingly judge their experience with us against benchmarks set by their interactions with leading businesses and brands in other areas of their lives. “To continue to meet and exceed those expectations we need to anticipate and listen to their needs, and deliver a consistent and high quality service. “At Irwin Mitchell we have a strong track record of investing in a wide range of professionals who bring a broad range of skills and experience to our business. We are delighted to continue to recruit, and in this case promote, people from all backgrounds to ensure we have the best people leading our businesses, we don’t want to limit ourselves to just those with legal qualifications.”

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  • 28/11/2017
    Jeremy Raj Named National Head Of Residential Property At Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth

    “I am delighted to have accepted the position of National Head of Residential Property. It’s an exciting time both for the firm and for the wider property market with housing at the top of the government’s agenda, as well as a great time of growth for Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth. “I’m looking forward to expanding the team and creating a centre of excellence for all things residential property that is renowned across the UK and internationally. Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth is going from strength to strength, and I’m confident we’ll be able to build on the superb existing foundations the team already has.”

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  • 21/11/2017
    Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth Nominated For Multiple Awards

    “We are absolutely delighted to have Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth recognised by so many top publications. To have been nominated for the second year in a row by the British Legal Awards is particularly gratifying and a testament to the hard work all of the team has put in, from the very top down. “We’re also very pleased to have seen individual recognition for all three of our national leaders at Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth. Nick, Paula and Ros have all worked incredibly hard to bring the Private Wealth brand into the forefront of clients’ and the wider legal market’s minds; nobody deserves the recognition more. “We are humbled to have been identified by these companies both as market-leading and pioneering. All of the teams are looking forward to seeing the results, and continue to work hard for their clients, who are at the heart of everything they do.”

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  • 17/10/2017
    New National Head And Promoted Partner For Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth’s Tax, Trusts & Estates Team

    “The national Tax, Trusts & Estates team has already had some great success and recent hires show the development of the team into a recognised brand famed for both its expertise and its client service. We plan to build on this position by further establishing national centres of excellence for this work, investing in client feedback and making sure that the service we offer meets their needs effectively.”

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