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Jack Mitchell

Call: 1994

"His expertise on whistle-blowing cases shines through and he's very responsive." "He is a phenomenal advocate; he is extremely knowledgeable and an expert on whistle-blowing law." "He is a very good advocate, who is strong and robust. He has good attention to detail."

Chambers & Partners 2021

"The go-to junior for whistleblowing. Knows the subject, and how to present it to judges, backwards. Pragmatic, responsive, and intelligent, he is one to trust with your most important clients."

The Legal 500 2021

Overview

Jack Mitchell specialises only in employment law and advises on the entire spectrum of claims, but is best known for work on whistleblowing and discrimination claims.  He advises on the commercial aspects of employment, providing advice to both corporate and individual clients on a broad range of commercial matters including breach of contract claims, shareholder disputes and partnership issues.

He is regularly instructed in large complex claims in all areas of employment law.

For more information on Jack’s practice, please view his interactive CV here.

Publications:

Whistleblowing: Law and Practice (Third Edition), with John Bowers QC, Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis,  published 2017.

Whistleblowing: Law and Practice (Second Edition) by John Bowers QC, Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis, published March 2012, by Oxford University Press.

Whistleblowing: Law and Practice by John Bowers QC, Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis, published in 2007 by Oxford University Press.

Whistleblowing: The Disclosure of Wrongdoing by John Bowers QC, Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis, published by Sweet & Maxwell 1999.

Professional Recommendations

 

“His expertise on whistle-blowing cases shines through and he’s very responsive.” “He is a phenomenal advocate; he is extremely knowledgeable and an expert on whistle-blowing law.” “He is a very good advocate, who is strong and robust. He has good attention to detail.”

Chambers & Partners 2021

“The go-to junior for whistleblowing. Knows the subject, and how to present it to judges, backwards. Pragmatic, responsive, and intelligent, he is one to trust with your most important clients.” “Very knowledgeable in the area of employment law and whistle blowing.” “He is very good at translating difficult legal issues into practical, easy to understand advice.”

The Legal 500 2021

“An excellent advocate and a first-class strategist who is very client-friendly.” “Provides clear and direct advice and reads the courtroom well.”

“He’s an extremely effective advocate with a passion for winning. He’s able to cut through to the heart of a case in order to concentrate on the key issues.”

Chambers & Partners 2020

“Extremely user friendly and possesses an encyclopaedic knowledge of whistleblowing law.”

The Legal 500 2020

“An excellent barrister who has superb attention to detail. He is great with clients and immediately instils confidence. He is also a very impressive advocate.”

“He works very hard for his clients, and has good expertise in dealing with NHS whistle-blowing claims.” “A very thorough barrister who shows great attention to detail.”

Chambers & Partners

“He is really personable and approachable, and excellent on his feet.” “He is a real bright spark… he has no weaknesses”

The Legal 500

“A good all-rounder with a specialism in whistle-blowing.”

“His arguments are clear, concise, well presented and easily understood.”

Chambers and Partners

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Paul Adams

Senior Team Leader
Paul Adams 020 7269 0305 adams@oldsquare.co.uk

Lee Jennings

Junior Team Leader
Lee Jennings 0207 269 0303 jennings@oldsquare.co.uk
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