Irwin Mitchell announces two partner promotions in Gatwick office

Irwin Mitchell in Gatwick has announced the promotion of Aurelia Butler-Ball and Katie Byrne to partner.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 12:28 pm
Katie Byrne

Aurelia is an experienced commercial lawyer advising clients in the media and entertainment industries. She advises both individuals and businesses working in music, film, TV and digital media.

Katie has considerable experience in a wide range of domestic and international commercial contract, liability and professional negligence disputes specialising in complex, high-value litigation. She regularly acts for large financial institutions and insurance companies.

Aurelia Butler-Ball

Across the UK the firm announced 19 new partners and a total of 75 senior associates and associates. The promotions represent the overall gender split at Irwin Mitchell with 70% of those promoted being female.

Irwin Mitchell also recently announced that it was adopting a Flexible by Choice approach with colleagues free to choose how and when they work subject to the needs of their role and their clients.

Andrew Tucker, Group Chief Executive at Irwin Mitchell, said: “We’re proud of all our promoted colleagues and are pleased to be able to recognise their contribution to the success of Irwin Mitchell both in terms of supporting our clients but also creating the right culture.

“The promotions show our strength in breadth across both financial and legal services whether acting for businesses or individuals. We’re also delighted to continue to recognise our group services colleagues with several moving up to Partner and even more becoming Associates. Our business could not be successful without everyone working together in the same direction.

“We’re excited about how all of our leaders can help drive our business strategy and continue to contribute to the long-term growth of Irwin Mitchell.”

Irwin Mitchell was recently named number one for overall client service by Legal 500 and is independently ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute.