Industry expert joins Irwin Mitchell Wealth Management as Non –Executive Director
Irwin Mitchell has a team of 60 offering asset management, financial planning, tax planning and other financial services and currently has £980m assets under management. Its clients include personal injury clients as well as wealthy individuals such as business owners and directors.
Richard Potts, CEO of Irwin Mitchell Asset Management, said: “Bringing David on board will boost our growth plans significantly and we’re delighted that he has recognised our potential. We’ve grown fast in the past few years but we want to accelerate our plans and bring our expert services to even more clients. David’s experience and expertise will be fundamental in helping us to grow our reputation and market share in the wealth arena.
“As part of Irwin Mitchell, we’re uniquely placed to help clients with both legal and financial services. Our clients are increasingly using more and more services with us and we want to continue to bring that excellent client service to others. Our financial planners can draw on a wide range of experts across the group such as wealth structuring, tax and pensions specialists including those with significant international clients.”
David Austin said: “The opportunity for growth at Irwin Mitchell is very exciting. Combining a broad range of expert lawyers with a very high-quality wealth management offer provides clients with a unique and powerful package. Irwin Mitchell is also a forward-thinking employer offering fully flexible working and improved family-friendly people policies. There is huge potential to grow the business.
“I’m here to provide advice and support to the leadership team to help them execute and shape the strategic growth plan and I’m looking forward to getting started.”
They has recently announced a new Flexible by Choice policy allowing all colleagues to work when and where they want subject to client requirements.
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