Irwin Mitchell in Yorkshire promotes 34 to associate and senior associate

Law firm Irwin Mitchell has promoted 90 people to associate and senior associate roles across its legal and group services teams, including 34 people in its offices in Leeds and Sheffield.

Irwin Mitchell group chief executive Andrew Tucker said: “We are always proud to announce our promotions for the associate and senior associate roles. They are recognition of the value our employees bring to the business as well as the opportunities they may bring in the future as valued leaders.

“Developing our people is a key priority for us as it’s crucial to delivering success for our clients. We have invested heavily in providing a clear pathway for our people to progress, whether they are lawyers or working in group services teams, and we look forward to ensuring that our new associates and senior associates are supported on the next step of their career journey.”

The senior associate promotions in Leeds and Sheffield are:

  • Guy Whitehead (real estate)
  • Dave Grimshaw (sales and marketing)
  • Stephen Cardinal (public law)
  • Zoe Brodrick, Margaret Ryan (medical negligence)
  • Anthony Davis (serious damages unit)
  • Darren Wilson (serious injury)
  • Chris Kardahji, Elizabeth Whitehead and Hema Rana (serious injury)
  • Carla Rist (wills, trusts and estate disputes)
  • David Lister (family)


The new associates in Leeds and Sheffield are:

  • Katherine Munn and Lauren Burrows (commercial)
  • Yvonne Simpson and Amy Au (litigation)
  • Ben Gildea (real estate)
  • Louise Colledge (employment)
  • John Rowland (Finance)
  • Laura Stephenson and Rob Siddall (human resources)
  • Danny Pollard (risk and compliance)
  • Lisa Higgins and Waseem Mohammed (sales and marketing)
  • David Banks (IM Asset Management)
  • Emma Reid and Natalie Smith (Court of Protection)
  • Charlotte Civico, Rosie Charlton and Rebecca Pearey (medical negligence)
  • Charlotte Faulkner (serious damages unit)
  • Susan Seddon (serious injury)
  • Faith Salih (public law)
  • Mark Clegg (residential property)