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27 November 2015

Irwin Mitchell and Thomas Eggar combine to create 17-office UK firm

The two firms expect to merge formally next month, putting their joint private client offering into the UK's top five and creating a business legal services team which puts it into the UK's top 50.

By Neasa MacErlean

Susan Leggett

The joint operation - to be known as Irwin Mitchell - will have annual revenues of about £250m. Irwin Mitchell currently has over 2,100 people on its payroll, including 200 partners.

17 offices

Thomas Eggar has some 450 personnel, including 67 partners. Six-office Thomas Eggar is based in and around London and the south east. Eleven-office Irwin Mitchell has a broader national spread, reaching north and south and into Scotland. Source: Irwin Mitchell

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