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Irwin Mitchell Hires Top Private Client Litigator In Manchester

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Legal 500 ‘rising star’ joins firm’s Manchester office as expansion in Private Client Services continues

Irwin Mitchell has added to its Private Client Services Team in Manchester with the appointment of partner Stephanie Kerr. The team is the second largest private client team in the country and one of the largest contentious probate teams with 50 lawyers nationwide.

Stephanie comes from Brabners, where she was legal director in the firm’s litigation and regulatory team. She has extensive experience in advising clients on Inheritance Act claims, disputes relating to the validity of wills, disputes concerning the administration of estates and the duties of executors, as well as applications for guardianship of missing persons and contested Court of Protection applications and disputes relating to funeral wishes.

Commenting on her new role Stephanie said: “I’m delighted to be joining the team at Irwin Mitchell as a partner.

“The firm is going from strength to strength and I am excited and I look forward to working with such a talented and highly regarded contentious probate team at such an exciting time.”

Paula Myers, Director of Private Client Legal Services at Irwin Mitchell, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Stephanie to our growing and successful team at an exciting time of growth for the firm.

“Stephanie brings considerable experience which really strengthens our private client offering both in the north and nationally.

“Our specialist team continues to go from strength to strength - we’re really focusing on how to achieve the best outcomes for our clients by nurturing our own talent and bringing in the best from the region. I am really excited to have a rising star like Stephanie on board, and look forward to working with her.”