Fraser Mitchell is a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. He has experience acting in a range of complex cross-border and multijurisdictional disputes for a variety of clients including individuals, trusts, companies and funds as both claimant and defendant.
Fraser is often instructed in cases where fraud, bribery, conspiracy or breach of fiduciary duty are alleged. He regularly acts in insolvency litigation and shareholders’ disputes and has extensive experience in obtaining and resisting interim applications, often at short notice. He also has prior experience handling investigations on behalf of companies, individuals and state entities. He has advocacy experience and has appeared many times as both as sole counsel and as junior up to the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal.
Fraser is a named individual in the Legal 500 - Caribbean, where he is described as “definitely a rising star” and a “real pleasure to work with” who is “always ready to help” and “full of good humour.”
Services and Industries
- Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Complex Commercial Litigation
- Emerging Companies
- Ethics and Professional Responsibility
- Debt Finance
- Governance and Compliance
- Internal Investigations and Regulatory Compliance
- Trusts and Estates
- Energy and Utilities
- Financial Services and Banking
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Fraser practiced in the British Virgin Islands where he was a senior associate and solicitor advocate at a leading international firm.
Fraser also has past experience working as a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution department of a large London law firm.
- BPP University Law School (Higher Rights of Audience, 2018)
- BPP University Law School (LPC, Commendation, 2013)
- University of St. Andrews (M.A., 2010)
- England and Wales, 2015
- Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), 2018
Charitable and Civic Involvement
- Family Support Network, British Virgin Islands (Pro Bono Counsel)
- Legal 500 – Caribbean (Named Individual, 2021)