Catherine Mitchell is a leading employment lawyer and the founder of Mitchell Law. Although she loves employment law, Catherine is really motivated by working with clients to achieve practical solutions to people issues.

Catherine advises across the full range of employment issues, she has a particular interest in complex cases and senior executive severance and is highly-regarded for her pragmatic approach to reorganisations and managing change.

Catherine founded Mitchell Law in 2016, but began her working life spending seven years working as a housing manager, working for national housing associations and managing large teams of people.

She subsequently re-qualified as an employment solicitor, and trained with the highly-regarded employment team at TLT. She went on to lead the employment team at Farnfields and spend seven years as assistant director at employment specialists Menzies Law.

Catherine Mitchell Ranked in Chambers 2022 badgeCatherine is rated as a leading practitioner by Chambers & Partners, the influential legal directory. The directory notes that she is described by clients as “pragmatic, client-focused and commercially savvy.” She has a comprehensive employment practice and specific expertise in further education and the food and drink sector.

Catherine Mitchell, Director, Mitchell Law

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“During the years of working with Catherine Mitchell, I have found her unique approach to finding ways of resolving seemingly intractable problems and disputes to be exactly what I need in order to achieve great outcomes for our college.”

Maureen Debbage, Vice Principal, New College Swindon