David Mitchell

Viewing: Professional Negligence for David Mitchell

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 before he was appointed for one year as the Judicial Assistant to the Honourable Mr Justice Turner.
David is often called upon to advise in respect of Professional Negligence claims arising in the areas of Chancery and Commercial law in which he practices.
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.
"He is always well prepared; he has a great courtroom presence and produces great advocacy."
Chambers UK 2023 - Professional Negligence
Ranked in Tier 1
Legal 500 2023 - Professional Negligence
"Very sharp and technical, and tends not to sit on the fence in his views."
Chambers UK 2022 - Professional Negligence
Ranked in Tier 1
Legal 500 2022 - Professional Negligence
“His brain is just fantastic, and he always looks at the commercial side of the claim as well as the legal side.”
Chambers UK 2021 - Professional Negligence
“Very technically sound, good on his feet, and attentive with clients.”
Legal 500 2021 - Professional Negligence
“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 Of State (CA) [2004] EWCA Civ 1566; [2005] 2 P. and C.R. 5
Proprietary Estoppel / Constructive Trusts, Limitation periods, Civil procedure.
Dutton v. Davies [2006] EWCA Civ 694; [2006] 2 P. and C.R. DG19
Buy back rights, Mortgages, Options, Sale of land
Sargeant v Macepark (Whittlebury) Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 1482
Mediation Agreement, Landlord and Tenant
Ramzan v. Brookwide Ltd [2010] EWHC 2453 (Ch); [2011] 2 All E.R. 38 and [2011] EWCA Civ 985
Breach of trust, Exemplary damages, Trespass, Measure of damages, Mesne Profits
David is a member of the Chancery Bar Association and the Midlands Chancery and Commercial Bar Association.