After completing his articles, Mitchell immediately co-founded the firm, Fullard Mayer Morrison Inc., together with William Fullard and Richard Mayer in 1999. He is one of the original directors in this firm.
Mitchell has built up a substantial commercial practice with a special focus on the areas of Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Agreements, Corporate Law and Competition Law. He advises a broad range of clients, from JSE listed companies to medium sized businesses, to industry associations.
Mitchell also provides practical commercial advice in the areas of Taxation and Regulatory Compliance. Mitchell is a registered tax practitioner. He is able to offer commercial experience tailored to suit the needs of large and small enterprises as well as new commercial ventures.
In addition to strong technical legal ability, Mitchell is highly numerate and has training in accounting and financial management. Having majored in Economics, he has built up his commercial practice and experience off a sound financial platform. Mitchell has practical experience in reading and interpreting annual financial statements and integrated reports of companies. As such, Mitchell’s clients often seek commercial and strategic advice and input from him in addition to legal advice.
He is also a co-founder and trustee of the Tshepo Trust, a charitable educational trust (also having PBO (s10(1)(c)(n) status) addressing the needs of underprivileged, promising and deserving individuals furthering their tertiary education.
Mitchell, himself a father of two, has great admiration for Fred and Melissa and what they have achieved and how they choose to honour their son. I am grateful to be a very small part of their journey and to apply some of my legal skills in a meaningful way.