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Christian Mitchell

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Called to Bar:
2001 Inner Temple

Practice Areas


Bsc (Hons) London University of London
PgDip Law (The College of Law, Guildford)


  • Christian Mitchell has extensive experience in both public and private aspects of Children Act work, ancillary relief and acts regularly for parents in local authority care proceedings.


As a former Treasurer of the Free Representation Unit (FRU) Christian has a strong background in employment law and has acted for both applicants and respondents in tribunals both in London and on circuit.

Public Sector – Licensing

As a district councillor he has experience in planning law and licensing law and local government work; and in June 2007 was elected as Chairman of the Licensing Committee at Horsham District Council, being the licensing authority for the district. Christian regularly sits and chairs Licensing Sub-Committees hearing applications both for premises and personal licences and also licence review hearings and applications under the Gambling Act 2003.

Christian’s experience of sitting and Chairing Sub-Committees is an invaluable experience for representing clients both police authorities and licence holders before such Committees and also the Magistrates’ Courts on Appeal.

Professional Memberships

  • Chairman of the Licensing Committee at Horsham District Council
  • Professional Memberships
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Lawyers Christian Fellowship
  • Criminal Bar Association

Further Information

Christian accepts Direct Access instructions.

VAT Number 821995602

Guildford Chambers Stoke House, Leapale Lane, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LY