Mitch O'Connell is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer who handles litigation, arbitration, and other dispute resolution procedures, particularly in the energy, resources, and construction sectors.
Mitch's recent experience includes acting in a large-scale, high-value dispute in the Supreme Court of Queensland for a global engineering and construction firm; acting for a financial institution in relation to the Royal Commission into Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services; and advising contractors on complex contractual disputes.
While in law school, Mitch volunteered at a community legal center in Brisbane and interned at the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. As part of his practical legal training, he also undertook a placement at an Australian law firm. After completing his legal training and prior to joining Jones Day, Mitch spent three years in Japan, where he was a performance supervisor for an English language school.
- Queensland University of Technology (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 2013); Bond University (Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business 2012)
- Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia