UK Volume 21 Superbrands UK Annual Vol.21 Nationally acclaimed, future focused, innovative and supportive , Irwin Mitchell understands that whether it’s business or personal, everyone’s situation is different. When it comes to legal advice and support with financial planning it’s ‘the expert hand, with the human touch’ Market As one of the largest law firms in the UK, Irwin Mitchell provides a wide range of legal and financial services to thousands of individuals and businesses. In these times of unprecedented change its focus remains the same; to support its colleagues, clients and communities. Irwin Mitchell’s track record and expertise, coupled with a reputation as a litigation powerhouse, makes it stand out from the crowd. It understands that consumer needs are changing, combining the latest technology with excellent service to deliver impressive results and build long lasting relationships. This was demonstrated by the way in which it reacted to the Covid-19 pandemic, temporarily closing 15 offices and moving to home working in a matter of weeks, so that support for clients could continue. As the leading personal injury and medical negligence practice in the UK, Irwin Mitchell supports thousands of families whose lives have been turned upside down by the unexpected. With a national public law team and the UK’s leading Court of Protection practice, it works tirelessly to ensure that clients have everything they need. This is strengthened by an in-house asset management division, which provides tailored financial planning and investment advice. Irwin Mitchell’s private client offering specialises in residential property, family, wills and tax, trusts and estate disputes. This is supported by experienced wealth management advisers that help people of all ages to prepare for their current and future financial needs. Its prestigious client base includes high and ultra-high net worth individuals such as business owners and entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors and multi-generational families. Irwin Mitchell offers a wide range of commercial services and has expertise in several other sectors including manufacturing, technology, finance, consumer businesses, education, media and sport. Its strength comes from offering more than just legal advice. It understands the current climate and is committed to helping businesses grow while managing risk in a volatile market. Product Irwin Mitchell employs more than 3,000 people and has 15 offices throughout the UK. It offers personal and specialist services to national and international organisations and institutions, small and medium-sized businesses as well as individuals. Achievements Irwin Mitchell has the largest online market share for personal injury and medical negligence, and the greatest share of voice in legal editorial coverage in the UK media. Its reputation as a leading firm for litigation work has been acknowledged by The Lawyer magazine who named it as the third most active firm in the UK. It’s also recognised in The Times’ list of the best 200 law firms in England and Wales and is officially a Great Place to Work, ranking as number one in its industry. Some of its recent awards include Employment Law Firm of the Year, Catastrophic Injury Team of the Year and Excellence in Client Service. Its responsible business programme is a fundamental part of its commitment to make a real difference and its dedicated charity, the Irwin Mitchell Charities Foundation, has raised more than £2.5m for charitable organisations since 1997. Priding itself on being diverse and inclusive, Irwin Mitchell was recently named as one of the most inclusive employers in Britain by LGBTQ equality charity, Stonewall. It has also been named in The Times Top 50 employers for women, and has the most female Partners of any UK law firm. Recent Developments In one of the most exciting few days in its 108-year history, Irwin Mitchell rebranded and announced a partnership with England Rugby in September 2019. The brand relaunch went beyond a new logo and colour scheme, it was about going to market as one. Its masterbrand approach is built around simplicity and promoting its business in an integrated way, so current and future clients can easily see the breadth of the services it offers. From humble beginnings back in 1912, IrwinMitchell has gone on to support over onemillion clients DID YOU KNOW? More than 250 of its lawyers are individually recommended by the independent Chambers UK and The Legal 500 guides to law DID YOU KNOW?