Thomas Eggar have today announced plans for a merger with Irwin Mitchell. This is a very exciting time for the team as the merger will create a top 5 private client and wealth business and a top 11 firm in terms of size. Contracts have been exchanged and the merger will be completed by the end of November. We will adopt the Irwin Mitchell brand in the first half of 2016.
Leading law firms Irwin Mitchell and Thomas Eggar today announce that they will merge to create a £250m dynamic legal services business, a top-five private wealth legal team and a platform to significantly grow their combined business legal services operation. Irwin Mitchell Group Chief Executive Andrew Tucker said the deal would be a catalyst for growth for both businesses and demonstrates a continued determination to seize opportunities arising from continued consolidation in the legal sector. Thomas Eggar Managing Partner Vicky Brackett - who will join the Irwin Mitchell LLP Executive Board - said the complementary cultural and service fit between the two businesses and shared approach to client care would broaden the offering to clients, including sports law and planning.