What Working Here Means to Our Colleagues
Hear what it's really like to work here, straight from our colleagues. Read and watch each story to understand how our approach benefits their personal and professional lives through our dedication to diversity and inclusion, flexibility and wellbeing.
"Ultimately, my job is to help brilliant people connect with our clients and for our clients to connect with our brilliant people."
Alex Lloyd, Head of ContactMeet Alex Lloyd
"Being able to describe complex issues in a very clear and concise way is really key to advising international businesses and individuals.”
Bryan Bletso, Director of Strategic Growth (International)Meet Bryan Bletso
“I did worry when I applied to Irwin Mitchell but as soon as I joined I was very open with my manager and I’ve been supported ever since.”
Katie Lowe, Solicitor, Serious InjuryMeet Katie Lowe
Hayley and Sally
As part of our life at Irwin Mitchell campaign, we sat down with Sally Sargesson, from our cost management team and Hayley Hill, from our workplace illness team. They discussed their day-to-day roles and how they got involved with the networking group, IM Powered. They also share their successes and their experience of co-chairing the group.Meet Hayley and Sally
Helen, Sophie and Taylor
We sat down with colleagues from our residential property team, Helen Hutchison, Sophie Bray and Taylor Crouchman. We wanted to find out more about their day-to-day roles and how they work together and support one another, while helping their clients with their property needs.Meet Helen, Sophie and Taylor
“I’ve been very pleased with my career development at Irwin Mitchell, I joined one year qualified and since then I moved on to a partner, moved on to leading the team locally and then moved on to leading the team nationally.”
Danny Revitt, Partner, Real Estate DisputesMeet Danny Revitt
“They are there to provide you with support, they are there to provide you with that care and understanding to push you and direct you and train you, to be the best that you can be.”
Gabriel Okei, Client Experience ExpertMeet Gabriel Okei
“I feel so proud to be able to help my clients. To me it means everything, it's what I've wanted to do throughout my entire career, and it's the best thing about my job.”
Jen Shipley, Senior Associate, Serious InjuryMeet Jen Shipley
Gurpreet and Guy
We sat down with Gurpreet Lalli and her line manager Guy Forster to find out more about how they help our clients who have suffered from medical negligence, how their relationship has developed over the years and why career development is a key part of life at Irwin Mitchell.Meet Gurpreet and Guy
"Working in such a large firm so early on in my career is both exciting and challenging. You’re working with people who’ve worked in the legal industry for many years, so there’s a lot of responsibility but that comes with many fantastic opportunities."
Angela, Marketing ExecutiveMeet Angela Lindley
"Our working environment is flexible, inclusive and focused, so we can provide the best service for our clients. We pride ourselves on our expertise, but the friendly nature of our business and the warmth of our colleagues is what makes us successful."
Chani, Partner, Serious InjuryMeet Chani Dhaliwal
"We have a very strong and inclusive culture here. You can be who you want to be, and this is celebrated and valued. Being diverse and inclusive brings great value to our business, making it stronger and a much better place to work."
Ed, Head of Financial PlanningMeet Ed Tomlinson
"Career progression is something we strive for here. I started the Associate Project Management Qualification as an apprenticeship, which is an amazing opportunity and something that’s going to add value to my current role."
Emma, Head of Lateral HireMeet Emma Eaton
"My colleagues are also important to my success. We work well together and everyone’s been really supportive. I talk to my team regularly and they’re always on hand to help if I have any questions. They’re all really easy to talk to."
Janine, Partnership Finance ManagerMeet Janine King
"I feel like I’m making a difference with some of the work that I’m involved in, which is what I really enjoy."
Jenna, HR ApprenticeMeet Jenna Biddle
"One of the things I'm most proud of is our commitment to diversity and inclusion. A lot of organisations pay lip service to it, but we see it in action every day here. I come from a really mixed background and so diversity is really important to me."
Jeremy, National Head of Residential PropertyMeet Jeremy Raj
"We can all make a positive impact, and if you're lucky enough to work for an organisation like ours, then you've got the support to do that. There are so many ways you can get involved with initiatives here and we’re always looking for brilliant, bright, new colleagues who can make a positive difference."
Kate, Head of Responsible BusinessMeet Kate Fergusson
“The experience you get from doing an apprenticeship in law is invaluable.”
Lauren, Apprentice Charted Legal ExecutiveMeet Lauren Mannion
"I've always been accepted for who I am and what I have to bring, and my career has gone from strength to strength as a result. It's important that the LGBTQ+ community have visible role models that they can see in senior positions. I know when I was growing up, that was what helped me, and that's something that I'm really passionate about, making sure that I give back."
Luke, Partner, Medical NegligenceMeet Luke Daniels
"Having a positive work-life balance is important. It can be challenging given the clients I work with, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. Work is one of my happy places and it’s what keeps me going."
Nicola, Senior Associate Solicitor, Workplace IllnessMeet Nicola Handley
"Our Flexible by Choice policy is absolutely fantastic, because it empowers us to work in a way that works for us. It's given me more time to do the things I enjoy doing and it benefits our clients as well."
Padma, Partner, EmploymentMeet Padma Tadi
"My training contract here was a really enjoyable experience and a positive start to my legal career. Everyone takes the time to look out for you and invest in your training."
Ted, Solicitor, Commercial DisputesMeet Ted Powell
"It’s so important in our work environment that we recognise people’s strengths, their capabilities, and how they bring positivity into a room. Communication within my team is vital, so we can understand each other, learn from one another and recognise when someone needs support."
Vicky, Group Chief Commercial OfficerMeet Vicky Brackett
We value you for who you are and what you bring. Whatever your role, you'll get a structured career in a supportive and flexible environment, with rewards tailored to you.
If you're interested in joining the team, visit our careers portal for a full list of current vacancies.See Irwin Mitchell vacancies