Commonwealth Legal Network member, Irwin Mitchell Combines With Scottish Law Firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie
Irwin Mitchell, a long standing CWEIC Strategic Partner and member of the Commonwealth Legal Network, has announced they are investing in Scotland-based law firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie. Together the two firms will provide a full suite of legal and financial services operating out of more than 20 locations across England, Scotland, and Wales.
The firms have complementary skills north of the border with Irwin Mitchell Scotland operating out of Glasgow predominantly in banking and finance and complex personal injury work, while Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie specialises in corporate, private client, property, and asset management.
In England and Wales, Irwin Mitchell already provides a full suite of legal and financial services which will be opened up to Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie’s clients. The two firms have access to 200+ jurisdictions across the world via membership of several international law firm networks and through these networks have collaborated for a number of years. This mutual respect and awareness has given rise to the realisation that the direct relationship that is now being created will provide great opportunities for both firms and their clients.
Craig Marshall, Group Chief Operating Officer at Irwin Mitchell said: “The two firms are a great cultural fit and share a similar purpose, values, and future vision. We have ambitious plans for growth, and we are both focused on building on our client-centric approach, an excellent colleague experience and an ambition to become leading responsible businesses.
“This strategic investment significantly expands our access to Scotland and Irwin Mitchell and Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie believe it will fundamentally enhance the service for current and future clients across the whole of the UK and internationally.”