UK Volume 23 Superbrands UK Vol. 23 Over one million people have trusted Irwin Mitchell to make a positive difference to their life, their family and their business through expert legal advice and financial planning, delivered with care Market Irwin Mitchell’s reputation for providing expert legal advice and support with financial planning is reinforced by its commitment to being a leading responsible business. New offices in Liverpool and Cardiff mean that it now operates out of 17 locations across the UK. The number of services offered demonstrates the scope of its operation, and each is dedicated to making every client’s experience unique. Whether that means settling a case before trial, or succeeding at the Supreme Court, it’s about delivering results that make so many clients return to, and recommend, Irwin Mitchell. As one of the UK’s largest law firms, it continues to push its boundaries even further. Never one to stand still, the company has ambitious growth plans centred around attracting new clients, adding value to existing ones, and offering an exceptional service. Product As the leading personal injury and medical negligence practice in the UK, Irwin Mitchell helps thousands of families whose lives have been turned upside down. Supported by a national public law team and the UK’s leading Court of Protection practice, it is able to offer help and reassurance during the hardest times. Irwin Mitchell’s private client offering specialises in residential property, family, wills, tax as well as trusts and estate disputes. It protects high and ultra-high net worth individuals, including business owners and entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors, and multi-generational families. The firm’s corporate lawyers and advisors work with senior executives, growing businesses, general counsels, sector leaders, and international companies to overcome challenges and achieve strategic goals. Irwin Mitchell is part of First Law International, a global network of more than 80 law firms. It was proud to host its most recent conference in Manchester, where it welcomed delegates from over 60 countries. This expertise is bolstered by IM Asset Management, a fast-growing financial planning and wealth management service with more than £1bn assets under management, and Ascent, a debt recovery company which works with major financial institutions and organisations. Achievements Irwin Mitchell is ranked number one for overall client service by the independent Legal 500 guide and is also in The Times’ list of the best 200 law firms in England and Wales. It is in the top 15 Great Places to Work in the UK and ninth in the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women. 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 UK media. The Lawyer magazine named Irwin Mitchell as ‘a litigation powerhouse’. Irwin Mitchell was named as a Stonewall Diversity Champion Top 100 Employer in 2022 and has also achieved level two of Disability Confident. Furthermore, its charity foundation has raised more than £2.8m since 1997. Recent Developments The firm recently launched its ‘Life at Irwin Mitchell’ campaign, with the hashtag #LifeAtIM, to showcase what it is really like to be one of its 3000+ colleagues. People from different backgrounds, with different experiences were asked to share their stories. The aim of this campaign is to attract and retain the best possible talent so Irwin Mitchell can achieve even more for its clients. The conversations cover everything from career progression to personal challenges, wellbeing to working from home, and being rewarded to feeling responsible. Irwin Mitchell’s partnership finance manager, Janine, who is blind, spoke about the support Irwin Mitchell is rated as excellent on Trustpilot with 4.7 out of five stars DID YOU KNOW?