Ropewalk Chambers

Jonathan Mitchell

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Jonathan Mitchell was called to the Bar in 1992.

Believing that variety is the spice of life, he has a broad ranging practice with particular interests and expertise in planning and environmental law, highways, local government, rights of way and other property disputes, professional negligence, personal injury and disease litigation.

He prides himself on being approachable and accessible to his clients and is always willing informally to discuss cases in which he is involved. He is a vigorous advocate in court, bringing careful attention to detail to his preparation in particular of technical matters requiring the assistance of expert witnesses.

Jonathan specialises in personal injury claims involving difficult liability issues, often involving multiple Defendants, as well as larger claims where the causation of the injuries in question is at issue. He particularly enjoys cases involving highways and construction sites.

He has wide experience of catastrophic injury cases, primarily involving cases of acquired brain injury. He has obtained damages in excess of eight figure sums on behalf of such Claimants. In addition, he has acted in claims concerning the severest spinal injuries, sometimes involving difficult liability issues.