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Irwin Mitchell to merge Southampton offices

Growing law firm Irwin Mitchell has announced that its two Southampton offices are set to merge, in a move which will consolidate its vast expertise of both business and personal legal services under one roof in the heart of the city.

May 26th, 2017 | Comments Off on Irwin Mitchell to merge Southampton offices

Research Finds Only 5% Of Brits Preparing For Dementia And Mental Capacity Issues In Later Life

New research shows that despite seven in 10 people saying they are worried about developing dementia, only five per cent of the population have done any financial and legal planning to deal with the issues of capacity.

May 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on Research Finds Only 5% Of Brits Preparing For Dementia And Mental Capacity Issues In Later Life

Hundreds Of New Dementia Friends Created At Irwin Mitchell

Leading Law Firm Commits To Becoming Most Dementia-Friendly Legal Business In UK

May 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on Hundreds Of New Dementia Friends Created At Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell Announces Appointment Of Adrian Barlow As National Head Of Real Estate

Law firm Irwin Mitchell has announced that it has appointed Pinsent Masons’ partner Adrian Barlow to the role of National Head of Real Estate.

May 15th, 2017 | Comments Off on Irwin Mitchell Announces Appointment Of Adrian Barlow As National Head Of Real Estate

New Real Estate Partner At Irwin Mitchell Southampton Office

National Law Firm Irwin Mitchell has appointed a new partner to its National Real Estate team. Robert Stangroom joins Irwin Mitchell’s Southampton office on May 8th, where his role will be to assist Partner David Fanchi with the nine strong Southampton-based real estate team, concentrating on general commercial real estate work. Robert joins from Wannops LLP where he was a partner and previously worked at Shoosmiths. He also worked with David Fanchi at Thomas Eggar.

May 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on New Real Estate Partner At Irwin Mitchell Southampton Office

Irwin Mitchell Announces 15 New Partners In 2017 Round Of Promotions

National law firm Irwin Mitchell has announced 15 new Partners across the country in this year’s promotion round at the Group.

April 27th, 2017 | Comments Off on Irwin Mitchell Announces 15 New Partners In 2017 Round Of Promotions

80 Promotions To New Senior Associate Role At Irwin Mitchell

National law firm Irwin Mitchell has announced 80 promotions across the country to a newly created Senior Associate role.

March 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on 80 Promotions To New Senior Associate Role At Irwin Mitchell

Charities Win Landmark Will Dispute In Supreme Court – Expert Comment

The appeal arises out of a claim for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act (“the Act”), brought against the estate of Mrs Jackson by her daughter, Mrs Ilott. Mrs Ilott and her mother had been estranged for the majority of the 26 years preceding Mrs Jackson’s death in 2004. The estrangement began when Mrs Ilott left home at 17 to live with her now husband, with whom she has five children. Since that time Mrs Ilott has lived independently of her mother but in straitened financial circumstances. Mrs Ilott and her family received a number of benefits, with a net annual income of around £20,000.

March 15th, 2017 | Comments Off on Charities Win Landmark Will Dispute In Supreme Court – Expert Comment

Supreme Court To Rule On Landmark Will Dispute

The Supreme Court is set to hand down its Judgment in a landmark appeal on Wednesday (15 March 2017) which specialist will dispute lawyers say could change the law for adult children seeking to challenge their parent’s wills if they don’t believe they have been left a reasonable provision.

March 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Supreme Court To Rule On Landmark Will Dispute

Homeowners face probate fees of up to £20,000 following MoJ Plans

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has today (24/02/2017) confirmed it will go ahead with plans to substantially increase probate* fees which will see people inheriting an estate worth more than £2m pay charges of £20,000 – despite lawyers warning that this could put older people at risk of unnecessary financial pressures.

February 27th, 2017 | Comments Off on Homeowners face probate fees of up to £20,000 following MoJ Plans