Senior Associate
Professional Experience

Mitchell's practice area lies in advising businesses and their professional advisors in all aspects of their commercial enterprises. The focus is on assisting with productive solutions and strategies whether they be commercial, practical or legal. By necessity this incorporates all areas of law except for the specialist areas of family law; personal injury law; and criminal law.

Mitchell has a broad range of commercial transactional and advisory experience and takes instructions in the following areas:
  • negotiation, drafting and advising on contracts and commercial agreements including;
  • structuring of companies and trusts;
  • sales of companies and businesses;
  • shareholder, unit holder and partnership agreements;
  • capital raising documentation;
  • leases and licences of real and intellectual property;
  • franchising and distribution agreements;
  • corporate and trust structuring and re-structuring, including associated taxation advice;
  • management of complex commercial transactions including acquisitions, sales, mergers, de-mergers and consolidations;
  • corporate advisory, including due diligence, acquisition strategy and corporate governance;
  • estate planning including business succession planning, complex wills and estate planning for farmers and graziers;
  • wills, Probate and Letters of Administration;
  • franchising and distribution agreements;
  • applications for tax rulings.
Professional Qualifications
  • Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Laws (Murdoch University, Western Australia)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Murdoch University, Western Australia)
Practice Areas
Corporate and Commercial
Estate and Succession Planning
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