Jonathan Mitchell

Planning & Environmental Barrister
Jonathan Mitchell was called to the Bar in 1992.
He read law at UCW Aberystwyth and graduated in 1985, after which he joined the company secretariat of British Aerospace plc (now BAE Systems plc) where he spent 4 years.
From there he moved to the legal department of Yorkshire Television plc for two years. He then attended the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court Law School and was called to the Bar in 1992.
Jonathan joined My Business Counsel in 2014.
Jonathan has a broad ranging practice with particular interests and expertise in planning and environmental law, highways, local government, rights of way and other property disputes, fraudulent claims, costs, professional negligence, personal injury and disease litigation and professional discipline and regulation cases.
He prides himself on being approachable and accessible to his clients and is always willing informally to discuss cases in which he is involved. He is a vigorous advocate in court bringing careful attention to detail to his preparation in particular of technical matters requiring the assistance of expert witnesses.
He accepts instructions for professionals other than solicitors.He accepts instructions for professionals under the Licensed Access scheme and is registered with the Bar Council to undertake Public Access work and, as such, is able to receive instructions directly from lay clients, as well as those on the traditional professional client basis. Jonathan Mitchell is also an accredited mediator.


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