Barrister

Janet Mitchell

Janet Mitchell

Call 1978

janet.mitchell@4bc.co.uk

020 7832 3200

“Janet Mitchell is noted for her abilities in private and public Law children matters”. “She is a fantastic advocate who displays impeccable judgement”. “She is well versed in a variety of public and private children matters from child death and non-accidental injury cases to adoption and abduction related proceedings”. “A fantastic advocate”. Chambers & Partners

Expertise
Janet Mitchell has a reputation as a skilled advocate with a strong commitment to achieving the best outcome for her clients. It is important to her that she approaches both professional and lay clients in the same way – sympathetically and with hard work and professionalism. It is essential to Janet that every one of her clients know that they are being listened to, that they have the very best legal representation and that they are being given the correct advice. She researches and prepares each case with a great deal of care and consideration.

Janet’s extensive practice experience includes:

  • serious non-accidental injury and sexual abuse cases involving complex disputed medical evidence and evidence from children and vulnerable adults
  • international cases including child abduction, child-trafficking and placement abroad
  • adoption and special guardianship
  • domestic violence
  • forced marriage
  • female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • honour-based violence

Janet represents local authorities and vulnerable people as well as other family members. She appears before the Court of Protection in cases concerning vulnerable adults.

Education

University of London

Law School:
Inns of Court School of Law

Memberships

Languages

French