David Mitchell

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Prior to obtaining a first class law degree from City University, David studied Physics at Imperial College, London. David undertook pupillage at two long established chancery chambers in London, including a specialist Intellectual Property set, before he was appointed for one year as the Judicial Assistant to the Honourable Mr Justice Turner.
David has experience of claims concerning patents, copyright, design right and trademarks, as well as passing-off claims.
David’s has experience in information technology matters, and is ultimately responsible for Chambers’ own systems. He has experience in disputes concerning the provision of both computer hardware and software.
David has for many years been recommended by both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners directories. The most recent Chambers and Partners directory ranks David as one of only 2 Band 1 junior barrister in the Midlands for Chancery work.
Recommendations
"David is incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to contentious probate work. His written pleadings are technically excellent and persuasive."
Chambers UK 2022 Chancery
"David is incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to contentious probate work. His written pleadings are technically excellent and persuasive."
Legal 500 2022 (Chancery, Probate and Tax)
“His level of expertise is amazing. For property litigation he would be my go-to.” “Not only is he fiercely bright, but he's probably the most collaborative barrister I work with.” “He is best getting to the crux of the matter and getting to the point and resolving it.” Chambers UK 2021
Chambers UK 2021
“Provides excellent legal advice, particularly in complex matters.”
Legal 500 2021 (Chancery, Probate and Tax)
“David is always thorough and approachable and clients are comfortable with him. His paperwork is excellent and his advocacy is the same.” “He is highly intelligent and an innovative thinker. David is good on his feet and at giving practical advice.”
Chambers UK 2020
Notable Cases
Hamblin v Field (Ch D) [2000] BPIR 270; (CA) [2000] BPIR 621; Times
April 26 2000
Delay, Strike Out, Setting Aside a Transaction at an Undervalue
Eco-Energy (GB) Ltd v First Secretary 2004f State (CA) [2004] EWCA Civ 1566; [2005] 2 P. and C.R. 5
2004-2005
Proprietary Estoppel / Constructive Trusts, Limitation periods, Civil procedure.
Dutton v. Davies [2006] EWCA Civ 694; [2006] 2 P. and C.R. DG19
2006
Buy back rights, Mortgages, Options, Sale of land
Sargeant v Macepark (Whittlebury) Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 1482
2008
Mediation Agreement, Landlord and Tenant
Memberships
David is a member of the Chancery Bar Association and the Midlands Chancery and Commercial Bar Association.