Chris Mitchell > Aaron & Partners LLP > Chester, England > Lawyer Profile

Aaron & Partners LLP
5-7 GROSVENOR COURT
FOREGATE STREET
CHESTER
CH1 1HG
England

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Insolvency

Position

Associate Solicitor

Career

Chris is an associate solicitor in the Dispute Resolution & 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.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Praised for its ‘deep subject matter knowledge and skills’ the practice at Aaron & Partners LLP regularly advises directors of distressed companies, and has a new focus on advising liquidators on breach of duty claims against directors resulting from tax avoidance schemes. Head of the litigation group Nick Clarke leads the practice together with national personal insolvency specialist Mark Davies. Promoted to partner in 2020, Chris Mitchell also plays a key role in the team.