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Graham Mitchell

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Graham Mitchell

Graham Mitchell

Partner

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Graham is based in Glasgow and has specialised in Employment Law almost exclusively since he qualified as a solicitor in 1998.

Graham is known for his commercial approach in assisting a variety of clients on all aspects of employment law.

He has a particular interest in discrimination, redundancy, TUPE and social media issues. 

He has for several years been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as both a specialist in Employment Law & Discrimination Law.

Graham also advises on senior exits, education law, sports law & regulatory issues.

He is known for his negotiation skills and expert advocacy skills at the Employment Tribunal throughout the UK.

Graham has been recognised by the Chambers Legal Directory as an employment law specialist for several years. 

"His knowledge and wealth of experience is apparent from the advice he provides, and he is reliable and thorough." "He responds quickly and gives clear, consistent advice." Chambers 2021

"He is an incredibly measured and insightful lawyer who spends a great deal of time understanding our business requirements before applying legal advice." Chambers UK Guide 2020 

Clients praise his advocacy, saying: "He is very good in tribunal." Chambers UK Guide 2019

Graham conducts training and is regularly asked to write articles on employment law issues.

Experience
  • Successfully defending a number of complex disability discrimination claim at the Employment Tribunal
  • Advising and representing numerous clients on redundancy (and recently Furlough) issues
  • Advising a number of large clients through various in - sourcing projects with TUPE implications
  • Successfully defending the dismissal of a teacher for capability - one of the first case of its kind in Scotland
  • Advising clients on complex multiple holiday pay claims
  • Representing a number of clients in relation to high profile multiple Equal Pay claims
  • Advising a number of Senior Executives on high profile exits

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Expertise

Graham is a Partner in the employment, pensions and immigration team. Graham is experienced in all aspects of employment law and appears regularly at the Employment Tribunal

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