LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh
Company and commercial
Media, defamation and privacy
Public law, including judicial review and human rights
Iain G. Mitchell QC is ranked in Chambers and the Legal 500 for IT Law, IP Law, Public Procurement and Commercial Litigation, and has an extensive practice Land and Family Law and Banking law, particularly the mis-selling of complex financial products.
Iain G. Mitchell QC is a member of both the Scottish and English Bars with over 60 reported cases in Scotland.
He is Chairman of a CCBE Working Party and a member of a Bar Council committee, each dealing with protection of Legal Professional Privilege. a member of the CCBE IT Committee and the Bar Council IT Panel, Chairman of the Scottish Society for Computers and Law and an Honorary Lecturer in IT Law at Münster University in Germany.
He is Joint Editor of the International Free and Open Source Law Review, and has contributed to (amongst others) Electronic Evidence (Butterworths) and Free and Open Source Software: Policy, Law and Practice (Oxford University Press).