G Mitchell

Geoffrey D. Mitchell Q.C.

Year of Call: 1992

Year of Silk: 2009

Qualifications

LL.B (Hons) University of Aberdeen

Dip. L.P. University of Aberdeen

Special interests

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Biography

Geoffrey specialises in cases involving clinical negligence (where he is instructed on behalf of both pursuers and defenders) and professional negligence.

Geoffrey called to the Bar in 1992.  He took silk in 2009.    He is regularly instructed in public and local inquiries.  Between 2001 and 2005 he was an Advocate Depute and Senior Advocate Depute (High Court prosecutor). 

Appointments

Advocate Depute 2001-2003

Senior Advocate Depute 2004-2005

Special Counsel to the Lord Justice General, 2011 to present.

Legal Assessor, General Teaching Council for Scotland, 2006 to 2012