QC named Lawyer of the Week

09 Feb


Senior counsel, Jonathan Mitchell, QC, has been named Lawyer of the Week in the Law section of The Times.

Mr Mitchell acted for three English local authorities in a Court of Session case where the court, under the nobile officium, enforced orders by the English High Court to place four children in secure accommodation in Scotland.

The column in The Times can be accessed at http://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/law/lawyer-of-the-week-jonathan-mitchell-qc-7mpf08xt2 .

The court’s decision is at http://www.bailii.org/scot/cases/ScotCS/2016/[2016]CSIH92.html  It has been commented on at http://www.nobileofficium.com/nobile-officium-used-to-recognise-english-high-court-orders-due-to-statutory-casus-improvisus/