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Old Square Chambers

Chambers of Mark Sutton QC

10-11 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4BU, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7269 0300
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Fax 020 7405 1387
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Bristol, London

Jack Mitchell

Tel:
Work 0207 269 0300
Email:
Old Square Chambers (Chambers of Mark Sutton QC)

Position

Jack undertakes all employment/discrimination cases including injunctive relief, sport including internal investigations. Recent highlights include: Royal Mail v Jhuti [2017] EWCA Civ 1632 (scheduled for Appeal to the Supreme Court) an important whistleblowing case; Ali v New College Manchester Ltd UKEAT/0154/15/DM, 27 February 2017 concerning causation and constructive knowledge in disability discrimination; Sheredes School Governing Body v Davies UKEAT/0196/16/JOJ, 13 September 2016 considering time limits when a firm is intervened. Agbenowossi-Koffi v Donvand Ltd (t/a Gullivers Travel Associates) [2014] EWCA Civ 855, CA, Jack represented the Respondant from the Tribunal through to the CA, succeeding at each stage.

 

Career

Publications:

Co-author, Whistleblowing: law and practice, OUP (first edition, second edition and third edition 2017). "Whistleblowing law: a new playing field" World Sports Advocate June 2018. "Is Whistleblowing in Sport fit for purpose?" Law in Sport, 2017.
"Whistleblowing in Sport", World Sport Advocate, 13 April 2017. For Lexis PSL, “The doctrine of res judicata - overview”; “The doctrine of res judicata”; “Key requirements to establish a res judicata”; “Cause of action estoppel”; “Issue estoppel”; “Res judicata and Henderson abuse”; “The doctrine of merger in judgment” and “Res judicata and foreign judgments”.

Member

ELA, ELBA, ILS


London Bar

Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Jack Mitchell - Old Square Chambers ‘ Extremely user friendly and possesses an encyclopaedic knowledge of whistleblowing law. ’

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Regional Bar: South Eastern Circuit

Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Jack Mitchell - Old Square Chambers ‘ Possesses an encyclopaedic knowledge of whistleblowing law. ’

Within: Employment

Old Square Chambers is home to whistleblowing expert Jack Mitchell, whose notable recent cases include Royal Mail Group v Jhuti, which has progressed to the Supreme Court - the case concerned the test to be applied when the actions of a co-worker can be considered to be an action of the employee in a whistleblowing case.

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Regional Bar: Western Circuit

Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Jack Mitchell - Old Square Chambers ‘ Possesses an encyclopaedic knowledge of whistleblowing law. ’

Within: Employment

Old Square Chambers is home to several specialist employment barristers, providing good coverage across all aspects of employment law. Whistleblowing specialist Jack Mitchell acted as junior to Simon Gorton QC in the Supreme Court case Royal Mail Group Ltd v Jhuti, in addition to representing both respondents and claimants in several separate tribunal cases also concerning whistleblowing.

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