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London, Singapore

Andrew Mitchell QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
Email:
Fountain Court Chambers (Fountain Court Chambers)

Position

Specific expertise in banking; civil fraud; commercial contract; (re)insurance and professional negligence, in particular in the Commercial Court, as well as in international arbitration and foreign jurisdictions including the BVI, IoM, Gibraltar, Channel Islands and Singapore. 
Recent high-profile cases include Yukos litigation in London; the Robert Tchenguiz litigation; the Marrache fraud litigation in Gibraltar; and the interest rate swaps and LIBOR litigation, in which Andrew represents a number of banks appearing in four leading cases: Green & Rowley v RBS; Crestsign v RBS; Thornbridge v Barclays; and the largest claim so far, Stuart Wall v RBS. 
He also recently acted for Depfa in the Court of Appeal in the long running UBS v KWL litigation involving CDOs, and for the banks in the leading Court of Appeal case on duty of care in regulatory contexts (CGL v NatWest).

Career

Called 1992, Middle Temple. QC 2011.

Contributing Editor to 'Commercial Court Procedure' (Sweet & Maxwell).

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Education

Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (1990 MA 1st Class; George Long Prize for Jurisprudence); University College, Oxford (1991 BCL 1st Class; Dicey & Morris Prize for Private International Law); Council of Legal Education Studentship 1991; Middle Temple Harmsworth Scholar 1992.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Andrew Mitchell QC - Fountain Court ChambersHe has a highly authoritative and effective advocacy style that judges really warm to.

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Commercial litigation

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Andrew Mitchell QC - Fountain Court ChambersHas superb judgement and technical acumen combined with a calm and unflappable manner.

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Financial services regulation

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Andrew Mitchell QC - Fountain Court ChambersFirst class, and barrister of choice for the most complex matters.

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Insurance and reinsurance

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Andrew Mitchell QC - Fountain Court ChambersExcellent at providing an answer that meets the interpretive zeitgeist.

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