Will Irving, Russell McVeagh

Will Irving, Russell McVeagh
Rising Stars 2020

Company: Russell McVeagh
Job title: Partner

Will Irving is a skilled and dedicated litigator who was promoted to partner at Russell McVeagh in June 2019 at the age of 32, less than eight years after being admitted into the practise. Irving’s varied litigation practice has a particular focus on contentious financial services, regulatory enforcement, energy, infrastructure and property matters. He appears for clients in court and in arbitrations, acts for clients in regulatory investigations, and regularly advises clients on contractual issues, statutory and regulatory compliance, law reform and the prevention of disputes. He balances his practice with being a leader of the Russell McVeagh's diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives. Irving is also a mentor to many of Russell McVeagh’s people and has taken a leading role in developing and training its junior lawyers over many years. He also plays a leading role in the firm's technology initiatives and has a strong interest in using technology to improve the way legal services are provided to clients. Irving is quickly becoming a thought leader in financial regulation, and regularly contributes to publications on the topic.

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