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Flo Mitchell

Flo is a versatile, skilled litigator and Law Society Accredited Specialist, representing clients in compulsory acquisition, contested estates, business disputes and defamation.

She is highly regarded amongst clients and peers for her pragmatic, commercial approach to resolving disputes and proceedings. Her particular skill is in identifying the core issues of a matter, and supporting clients in making an informed opinion regarding the merits of their case.

Flo ensures you fully understand the risks and options, will constantly communicate with you throughout the progress of your matter, and develop strategies and plans to prepare for the unexpected. Flo has substantial experience in most jurisdictions and regularly briefs counsel for trial, interlocutory relief, injunctions and urgent hearings.

Flo is confident in leading and advising on large scale, complex matters and recently successfully acted in claims from modest amounts to up $45m. Flo has acted for hundreds of different clients who were affected by the compulsory acquisition of their property and businesses, negotiating settlements in excess of 300% of initial compensation offers made and many successful determinations. She is very well known to the acquiring authorities in NSW. She also acted in a high profile and confidential Federal Acquisition in 2021. She also acted for a client who was successful in winning the biggest defamation verdict in New South Wales at the time.

Flo has three active young children and has worked as a mentor with the Law Society of NSW, assisting women to excel in the legal profession.

As well as being an accredited specialist in commercial litigation, Flo is a current Committee Member of the Law Society of NSW – for Accredited specialists in Commercial Litigation. She holds a Masters in Health Law from the University of Sydney, and law degrees from Portobello College and Queen’s University, Belfast.

Flo regularly blogs and comments on contemporary legal issues and presents lectures for Legalwise and UNSW, and other bodies on topics such as commercial litigation, settlement fundamentals, utilising expert evidence and compulsory acquisition.

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Sydney Office

Level 13
111 Elizabeth St,
Sydney, NSW 2000
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Suite 203
117 Old Pittwater Rd,
Brookvale, NSW 2100
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Level 10
95 North Quay,
Brisbane QLD 4000
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