Welcome

John Pickering - Group Chief Executive

The legal market is going through one of the most radical periods of change in its history, with increased competition, new legislation and ever increasing client demands.

Irwin Mitchell (IM) is ideally placed to respond to these challenges. We have clear expansion plans which, combined with significant investment in our people, technology and service delivery, will ensure that we are able to take advantage of these new opportunities.

We want to build on our current position as one of the leading and most innovative law firms in the UK and every year our trainee solicitors help us to achieve that goal by working with a wide range of our clients on critical cases, deals & projects.

Many of our partners started life here as trainees, so by choosing to start your career at IM, you could be beginning a rewarding and challenging journey right to the top of our firm.

Take a look around this site to find out if we’re the kind of firm that you’d like to work for. As the UK’s largest full-service law firm, there’s almost certainly something that will interest you.

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John Pickering

Why Choose Us?

We believe that one thing that sets us apart from other firms is our commitment to local communities.

Trainees involved pro bono work and charity fundraising

Trainees are encouraged to get involved in pro bono work and charity fundraising, which has included everything from 24-hour "rowathons" to helping out at local schools and care homes.

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Training Contracts

As a full-service law firm with offices around the UK, you get a choice of both location and the kind of work that you would like to specialise in.

You’ll be given real responsibility and the chance to gain practical experience, helping you to decide which area of law to work in.

Whether you’re interested in personal injury, family law, real estate or employment, we can offer you a variety of work and real responsibility.

Over the last five years we have consistently offered qualification roles to more than 80% of our trainees. So, by choosing us for your training contract you could be taking the first step towards a long and successful career with us.

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