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The Hon. Justice Mitchell

Justice Mitchell was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in October 2014 and as a judge of the Court of Appeal in July 2016. Justice Mitchell obtained a Bachelor of Jurisprudence in 1989 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1991 at the University of Western Australia. He completed a Master of Laws, with distinction, at UWA in 1997.

 In 1989, Justice Mitchell commenced work as professional assistant to the Solicitor General. He then completed articles with the Crown Solicitor, was appointed Assistant Crown Counsel in 1997, Senior Assistant Crown Counsel in 2000, and Deputy State Solicitor in 2008.  He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2007 and was acting Solicitor General from July 2011 to February 2012.

Justice Mitchell was a member of the Law Reform Commission from 2007 till 2011, a member of the Legal Practice Board and a member of the Legal Profession Complaints Committee.

Last updated: 30-Sep-2016

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