Irwin Mitchell

Corporate Partner - Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell is a top 11 UK law firm. We are the largest full service national law firm in the UK, employing over 2,600 people in 17 regional offices with an annual turnover in excess of £220 million.

Irwin Mitchell is nationally acclaimed as one of a few law firms to provide a diverse range of legal services both to businesses and private individuals. The business practice delivers legal services to regional, national and international organisations of all sizes across a broad range of industry sectors.

We, at Irwin Mitchell are experienced at advising businesses of all sizes and in all sectors.

As a partner to YEN, we will support its members with regular updates and information on legal issues including:

IM in the News:

Topical case updates and matters in the news relating to employment law

IM in the Know:

Frequently asked questions, myth busters and other useful information on a range of legal topics including employment law

Discounted rates for Employment Law advice:

Employment law is often thought of as being restrictive but it need not be. Our legal advice is focused on working with you to ensure that your objectives and business needs are met whilst ensuring that you are legally compliant.

We are offering YEN members discounted rates on our IMhrplus service which gives inclusive, fixed fee support on day to day advice on HR and employment law matters. For more information, click here or contact one of the team here and quote “YEN”.

Discounted rates for Employment Law Training:

With the right advice and training, managers can have the skills and confidence to deal with employment issues as and when they arise and this can be make all the difference in defending claims and ensuring that dismissals are fair. Training is one way that they can do this and we offer a full range of training on common employment areas.

All sessions are interactive and can be designed bespoke to your organisations and the type of issues which you typically face. For more information and to obtain a discount on training through YEN membership, contact one of the team here and quote “YEN”.

Discounted hourly rates for other legal areas:

As a full service law firm, we would be delighted to assist your business with any aspect of legal support

We provide a range of fee structures, including fixed fees. For more information and to obtain a discounted on our normal rates, please contact one of the team here and quote “YEN”.

Does your business require an Intellectual Property (IP) Health Check?

• Do you know any and all of the IP that your business owns?
• Do you know how you can make money from your existing IP?
• Are any of your competitors infringing your IP?
• Is your business infringing any IP?

If you require answers to any of the questions above then your business requires an IP Health Check!

The IP team at Irwin Mitchell LLP provides an IP Health Check service that can help your business identify IP related opportunities so that you make money and IP related risks so that you save money. Research and Development tax relief may also apply to your IP efforts, and Irwin Mitchell can put you in touch with people that can help you with that.

We understand that the requirements and focus of the IP Health Check will be different for every business. Therefore, we offer different packages based upon your needs and budgets.

For more information please contact Emma Yates (0113 394 6841, or, Amy Au (0113 394 6805, or or Alex Newman (0113 394 6858, or


"Very client-focused, available, forthright and achieve resolutions we're happy with."

~ Chambers & Partners, 2016

“When it comes to defending Employment Tribunal Claims, choosing the right legal adviser is crucial. What sets Irwin Mitchell apart is the fact that they genuinely care about ensuring we achieve the right outcome. They are approachable, tenacious and very hands on.”

~ HR Director of a leading business process outsourcing service provider

Irwin Mitchell Contacts List

Glenn Hayes - Irwin Mitchell

Glenn Hayes

Partner - Employment

T: +44 (0)113 218 6484
M: +44 (0)7918 721 486

Jenny Arrowsmith - Irwin Mitchell

Jenny Arrowsmith

Associate - Employment

T: +44 (0)113 218 6446
M: +44 (0)771 866 8646

Louise Colledge - Irwin Mitchell

Louise Colledge

Solicitor - Employment

T: +44 (0)113 218 6478

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