Irwin Mitchell Retains Top Four Position As Most Active M&A Legal Adviser

Latest Ranking Highlights Strength In Depth Following Merger With Thomas Eggar

Irwin Mitchell has once again been named as one of the most active mergers and acquisitions (M&A) legal advisers in the UK.

Analysis by Experian, the global information services company, has ranked Irwin Mitchell in 4th place in its UK league table which is based on the number of corporate transactions it has advised clients on in the first half of 2016.

The firm, which recently completed its merger with Thomas Eggar, also topped the league table in the South East and secured its first ever top ten league table position in London. Building on this success, the Irwin Mitchell was ranked second in Yorkshire, 6th in the Midlands and 3rd across the East of England.

Expert Opinion

“Consolidating our national position in the top four is a tremendous achievement. Our merger with Thomas Eggar has provided a significant boost to the size of our corporate offering and allows us to expand our UK footprint. It has complemented our existing team’s expertise whilst adding a number of specialist services which has given us greater strength in depth.

“We’ve seen a significant amount of economic and political uncertainty over the last few months however the levels of M&A activity has remained steady.

“Although there could be a reduction in deal volumes following the decision to leave the EU, it is vital that businesses take positive steps to prepare. We are looking to work closely with our clients and are committed to ensuring that businesses are able to seize and take advantage of new opportunities that present themselves in the future.”

Chris Rawstron,
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David Shirt

David Shirt

David provides PR support to Irwin Mitchell’s business legal teams across all of its offices.

He manages thought leadership campaigns and regularly works with national broadcast, print and trade media in relation to key business issues.

In addition to providing the media with timely business legal comment on breaking news stories throughout the day, David works closely with Head of Communications, Mark Duffell, and handles requests for information regarding the Irwin Mitchell Group. He is also the main media contact for Irwin Mitchell Group company Ascent.

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