CRIMINAL LAW ACCREDITED SPECIALIST
Solicitor since 1999.
Law Society NSW
Mitchell Cavanagh is a highly-respected Criminal Defence Lawyer.
He was recognised by the Law Society of New South Wales as an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist in 2005 and has maintained that qualification ever since.
Mitchell started his career in criminal defence 22 years ago in 1996, while still at university, commencing a clerkship with what grew to be Queensland’s largest criminal law firm and also volunteering his time at the Prisoners’ Legal Service.
Mitchell was admitted as a solicitor in 1999. He achieved a partnership position the following year and remained with that firm for 12 years. During that time he was responsible for establishing and managing practices at Maroochydore and then in Sydney.
Mitchell has held roles as special counsel with a major criminal law firm in Sydney and most recently as the Queensland State Manager of a national law firm responsible for the supervision of the criminal law practice.
Mitchell is an accomplished advocate who appears frequently in the Magistrates Court and also as a solicitor advocate before the District and Supreme Courts. He has appeared to argue a conviction appeal before the New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal.
Mitchell is committed to engaging with every client to achieve the best result however challenging the circumstances.