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)
- Public Law
- Court of Protection
- Private Wealth (including Wills, Trust and Probate)
- Contentious Trust & Probate
- 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.