Irwin Mitchell and Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie merge

Irwin Mitchell and Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie merge

Pictured (L-R): Craig Marshall and Fraser Gillies

Irwin Mitchell and Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie have merged.

Irwin Mitchell Scotland operates out of Glasgow predominantly in banking and finance and complex personal injury work. Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie specialises in corporate, private client, property, and asset management.

Irwin Mitchell partners Bruce Macmillan, Craig Marshall and Mark Higgins, will join the newly constituted Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie management board.

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.”

Fraser Gillies, managing partner at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie, will continue to head up operations in Scotland.

He said: “This is a landmark moment for our firm. We have expanded considerably over the past decade and this investment will supercharge our growth efforts and provide a clear route into England and Wales, while broadening the services we can offer our clients.

“We share a similar approach, putting our clients and people at the heart of everything we do. We also share similar ambitions for the future, so we are proud to make history together and begin this exciting new chapter.”

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