Elizabeth is an experienced commercial litigator, who has run cases in all areas of contentious insurance law, from road traffic pursuer and defender claims to general personal injury, employment, professional negligence, medical negligence, contractual disputes and home right claims.
Elizabeth leads a team that has a large portfolio of insurance clients/companies dealing with various types of claims. This includes all types of Personal Injury Claims covering Public, Occupier’s and Employer’s Liability claims. In addition the department pursue and defend actions which fall under Home Insurance policies, commonly known as Family Legal Protection claims. Further, we pursue and defend claims which fall under Commercial Business Policies. The team also act for a number of Scottish Government Bodies & Government Departments.
The Legal 500 lists Elizabeth as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ in Personal Injury and a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in Personal Injury Defender & Pursuer and Medical Negligence.
Elizabeth is currently a tutor in Professional Practice & Ethics at Strathclyde University and in the past has been on the board of Scottish Rowing – the Governing body for rowing in Scotland and Dancebase, Scotland’s National Dance Centre.
"Elizabeth Mitchell leads the team and manages the relationship with some of the firm’s largest insurer clients."
"Practice head Elizabeth Mitchell regularly appears before the Court of Session and is adept in handling claims relating to workplace and motor accidents, often involving seven-figure sums."
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The defence of Automatism in Road Traffic accident cases
Motor Insurers Bureau - new Untraced Drivers Agreements in force as of 1 March 2017
Cycling accident - duties of care owed to cyclist by car driver and importance of wearing a helmet
Paw Law: bringing a claim if you are injured by a dog
Impecunious - If so, prove it!