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Professional Negligence Silk Paul Mitchell QC joins 4 New Square

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9 February 2018

We are delighted to announce that leading Professional Negligence Silk Paul Mitchell QC has joined 4 New Square from Hailsham Chambers. Paul is an experienced practitioner with particular expertise in professional negligence, commercial litigation and regulatory and disciplinary work.

As well as conducting trials at first instance, he is frequently instructed as an appellate advocate on difficult points of law. Since taking silk in 2016 he has appeared before a 9-member constitution of the Supreme Court (with Bernard Livesey QC) in the ground-breaking Willers v Joyce & Nugent [2016] UKSC 43 and [2016] UKSC 44; before the Court of Appeal (with Michael Pooles QC) in LSREF III Wight Limited v Gateley LLP [2016] EWCA Civ 359; and before the Court of Appeal in Williams v HCB Solicitors [2017] EWCA Civ 38. He is also currently instructed to advise and assist in relation to a significant and complex appeal in an Asian forum.

Head of Chambers, Mark Cannon QC said: “Paul is well known to many of us and we are all very pleased indeed to welcome him to Chambers. ”

Paul Mitchell QC said: “I am delighted to be joining so many distinguished practitioners in professional liability work and to working with the excellent team at 4 New Square”.

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