Irwin Mitchell has announced that they have appointed Adrian Barlow for the position of National Head of Real Estate. The Pinsent Masons’ partner has been appointed to this role within the Law firm where it is planned that he will lead his own team of more than 30 commercial real estate partners.
The Irwin Mitchell role will be based in London where Adrian Barlow will be responsible for his team or more than 30 commercial real estate partners and more than 40 other commercial real estate lawyers. Although Adrian’s role is based in London, these team members will be spread across eight different offices in the UK.
Adrian has a good deal of experience in the real estate industry as he managed to successfully lead Pinsent Masons’ Property Group between 2004 and 2016. Adrian’s experience has a client focus as he has worked advising both public and private sector organisations with things such as project strategy and real estate portfolio. Adrian has also given advice to companies about business change management from a legal perspective. As part of his work, Adrian Barlow has offered advice regarding real estate to a number of different household names including businesses that are in the FTSE 100 and foreign companies.
Adrian is said to be an excellent leader, and hopefully should flourish in his new role at Irwin Mitchell. His career at Pinsent Masons included being a senior sponsor for the Diversity & Inclusion agenda. Adrian Barlow is also a trustee of the Ouseley Trust where he sits on the main board and finance committee.
Adrian’s appointment reflects the company’s ambition to increase their Business Legal Services division. Irwin Mitchell intend to carry out their growth plans through appointing people like Adrian who have good experience and track record in this sector in order to make sure that they can continue to offer a high standard of customer service.