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Irwin Mitchell

Private Wealth Law

4 ranked individualsBand 1North East & YorkshireHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table
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Irwin Mitchell is "a strong firm with talented, dedicated lawyers who work hard to secure positive outcomes for their clients," states commentator.

The firm is particularly well respected for its ability to handle contentious private client matters. "I think Irwin Mitchell are one of the best, if not the best, of the regional firms," says an industry source, adding: "There is some very good thinking going on there."

Notable practitioners

Andrea Jones is head of the firm's tax, trusts and estates team in Leeds. "I have been extremely impressed by how successfully Andrea has grown her team in Leeds," says a fellow solicitor. Another source describes Jones as "thorough" and "very diligent."

Gillian Coverley is "extremely personable and explains things in detail, but she is extremely good at explaining things clearly in a way that everyone can understand and tailors this accordingly to whoever she is speaking with," observes an interviewee. She is experienced private client practitioner and she leads the firm's practice in Sheffield.

James Laycock is an experienced litigator who handles commercial disputes, as well as contentious private client matters including trusts and will challenges. "James is a highly skilled and commercial lawyer with a deep knowledge that is brought to the facts," says an interviewee.

Paula Myers is a well-known private wealth litigator and she leads the firm's will, trust and estate disputes team. A source mentions her "fantastic client care," and says: "She is really good at team management. I would describe her as an accomplished lawyer." Another commentator states that "she really doesn't leave any stone unturned and really fights for her client."

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Private Wealth Law Department

Irwin Mitchell

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2 Wellington Place

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4BZ

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Leeds, Bradford and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


Andrea Jones
Up and Coming
North East & Yorkshire

Private Wealth Disputes


James Laycock
Band 2
Paula Myers
Band 1
Sheffield and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


Gillian Coverley
Band 1