Bio

Fraser Mitchell is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution department in the British Virgin Islands.

Fraser joined Appleby from Mishcon de Reya LLP where he worked as a solicitor in the Litigation Department. He has worked on a range of disputes and has particular experience in cases where there are allegations of fraud or misconduct. These disputes are often complex and multi-jurisdictional in nature. Fraser also has experience in bringing and defending a variety of High Court injunctions.

Fraser has acted for both individual and corporate clients and has experience working with litigation funders on large multi-claimant actions.

 

Expertise:

 

Cases pertaining to fraud and allegations of misconduct.

Recent highlights include:

  • Acting in the high profile, multi-billion dollar, commercial court litigation between the Libyan Investment Authority v Société Générale and others. The case uniquely combined issues relating to the characteristics, role and investment strategy, and authority of, a sovereign wealth fund, with allegations of bribery and corruption.

 

Education:

  • BPP, LPC College of Law, GDL
  • University St Andrews, History MA (hons.)

Updates

2 Apr 2020 | News

An Update on the Recovery of Foreign Lawyers’ Fees in the BVI

For many years, the entitlement of litigants with disputes before the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Cour...

Contributors: Fraser Mitchell
1 Apr 2020 | News

The Territorial Limitations of the Black Swan Jurisdiction

On 30 March 2020, the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (the Court of Appeal) d...

Contributors: Fraser Mitchell
22 Jun 2018 | News

Appleby expands BVI Dispute Resolution team and adds BVI Dispute Resolution capabilities in Europe

In the past months, Appleby has added two Dispute Resolution lawyers to its BVI based Dispute Resolu...

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