Who are we

Dr. David Mitchell Lawyer Manly Law Society of NSW

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The principal, David Mitchell brings a wealth of experience in these areas. He has:

  • Practiced as solicitor in the construction division of a national law firm and worked as a project manager in the construction and property development industry.
  • Represented and advised clients (both employers and employees) in a variety of employment matters including working as a solicitor for an accredited specialist in employment and industrial law.
  • Advised individuals and firms alike on tax structuring and compliance whilst employed as a tax manager at Ernst &Young in Australia and New York.
  • Qualifications: David holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Planning and Design (Building) degree from The University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a former Chartered Accountant.

Expertise

COVID-19 Employment Changes

The Government has amended the Fair Work Act to enable employers to temporarily vary work arrangements for employees receiving the JobKeeper payment.

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Security of Payment Claim for Residential Building

From 1 March 2021, for the first time, residential builders can make a security of payments claim against a client homeowner.

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Employment Law

Advice for employers and employees on all aspects of employment law.

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Building and Construction Law

Advice regarding building contracts and disputes for residential and commercial projects,

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Commercial and Revenue Law

Commercial advice and drafting including regarding

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Working with us

When working with Mitchell & Shorten Lawyers you will receive and benefit from:

  • Technically correct advice
  • Professional representation in Court and Tribunals
  • Prompt replies to your enquiries and regular timely updates for on-going matters
  • Friendly and approachable staff
  • An upfront discussion about fees (see below)
  • Pragmatic commercial approach (not just an explanation of the law)

Please contact us to discuss how we can assist you.

Fees

  • We are happy to enter into alternative fee arrangements where practicable. For example, instead of charging on a time basis we may agree on a fixed fee.
  • All fees will be discussed and agreed upfront.

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Contact us

Office Address: Suite 4, 11 Victoria Parade, Manly NSW 2095

Phone: (02) 9400 3801

E-Mail: david@mitchellshortenlawyers.com.au

Dr. David Mitchell member of the law society of NSW

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