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Chris is a Partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency team and has over 12 years’ experience, including 9 years with Addleshaw Goddard.

He advises on commercial issues arising from contracts, company law, banking, restructuring and dispute resolution.

His experience covers transactional work (eg. sales and purchases of businesses and assets out of insolvency) as well as document-heavy litigation.

His disputes experience includes 3 cases at Court of Appeal level and a Supreme Court decision which is the leading authority on the defence of limitation for directors faced with breach of duty claims, as well as many mediations to explore settlement as an alternative to the court.


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Chris Mitchell has supreme technical expertise and fantastic market knowledge. He is solution-driven and has a great rapport with clients.
The Legal 500
I consider Chris Mitchell to be a very strong solicitor with an excellent grasp of insolvency law, particularly in the corporate sector. He is clearly very well-read and abreast of case law developments. He balances risk and commerciality and offers well-rounded advice.
Client feedback via The Legal 500
Chris Mitchell’s advice to be both technically excellent, and useful to IP’s who are obliged to balance practical commercial approaches versus the risks (real and perceived). I consider him the strongest solicitor in his field in this regard.
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