Irwin Mitchell

4.1 /5 5 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Private Client Law Corporate Law Commercial Law Property Law Banking and Finance Law

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About Irwin Mitchell

Founded in 1912, with 3000 employees, in 15 UK locations, we are one of the leading legal businesses covering business, personal and private wealth legal services.

We are passionate about delivering excellent levels of service using an expert hand and a human touch, with our five core values guiding us at every stage.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds; we recently won the 2018 and 2019 award for ‘Excellence in Diversity’ from the Signature Awards.

We are also listed in numerous graduate surveys for most popular graduate recruiter including The Guardian, The Times and TargetJobs.

As a full service law firm we provide business services for organisations, personal legal services to individuals, and private wealth services to private clients.

For Business Legal Services, the firm offers expertise in banking and finance, commercial litigation, construction, corporate, employment, insolvency, investigations, pensions, planning, real estate and tax.

Our typical clients are drawn from a cross-section of growing businesses to large companies, and come from a range of sectors including technology, consumer, financial services, manufacturing, media and entertainment, real estate, and education.

For Personal Legal Services, the firm remains one of the leading personal injury and medical negligence litigation practices in the UK. Irwin Mitchell covers all the key injury areas such as asbestos-related disease, serious injury, international travel litigation, medical negligence and product liability.

Within the Personal Legal Services training contract, Private Wealth offers a wide range of services for private clients including succession planning, tax, reputation protection, family, and probate administration. It also advises business owners and executives on their personal business wealth.

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Irwin Mitchell Latest Reviews

  • Legal Work Placement Student

    It was a brilliant couple of weeks, with each week spent in a different department. There were many opportunities to get involved in the work that the firm carries out, but also invites to socials and conferences. Everyone was friendly and helpful, and it felt as though I was immersed in the culture of the firm....


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  • Student

    The insight was very enjoyable and consisted on a series of hands on challenging tasks. By completing work that was actually of relevance to the firm I felt the insight was genuinely effective in confirming my preference to Irwin Mitchell. By being included in team meetings as well as trainee socials I feel my insight was extremely effective....


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  • Shadow Work

    I thoroughly enjoyed the insight. There was always plenty of exciting research and tasks to be completed. The training sessions that were provided were very interactive and provided valuable information to help us. The team was very friendly and were keen to get to know us and find out our career aspirations....


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Trainee Solicitor

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