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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

David Mitchell

Ely Place Chambers - London

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  • 30 Ely Place
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC1N 6TD

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Practice Areas

Employment, public, media and defamation, commercial.

Professional Memberships

ELBA, ELA, DLA, ALBA, BHRC.

Career

Appointments: Attorney General’s A panel (2016-2021), B panel (2012-2016) and C panel (2009-2012). Equality and Human Rights’ Commission’s B panel (2015-2020) Employment Law: diverse statutory and common law practice on behalf of Claimants and Defendants/Respondents. Recent cases include Robert Newbound v Thames Water Utilities Ltd [2015] IRLR 734 (CA) and Ramphal v Department for Transport [2015] IRLR 985 (EAT). Media Law: advisory and advocacy practice in defamation, privacy, malicious falsehood, breach of confidence and data protection. Public Law: Claimant and defendant judicial review practice. Particular focus on national security.

Publications

Westlaw - Libel

Personal

Pro-bono: Bar Pro Bono Unit, ELAAS. Employment law advisor at Mary Ward Legal Centre since 2004 Direct access authorised.