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Andrew Mitchell QC

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Practice Areas

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. QC 2011

Professional Memberships

COMBAR.

Publications

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

Personal

Educated at Cambridge University (1987-90, MA) and Oxford University (1990-91, BCL). Harmsworth Scholar of Middle Temple. Born 1968.