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Paul Mitchell
Title: Senior Lawyer (retired)
Qualifications/Education: Bachelor of Laws | Accredited Specialist in Business Law (1994-2015)


Paul was admitted as a solicitor in 1972. He worked for the State Crown Solicitors' Office in Sydney for 18 months following his admission as a solicitor before moving to Belmont. Paul was formerly a partner of Thomas Mitchell Solicitors at Belmont, before they merged with Mason Lawyers in 2011.

Paul has been an accredited specialist in business law for over 20 years, and shares his considerable experience with law students, by teaching part-time at the University of Newcastle.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Property Law
  • Commercial and Corporate Matters (non litigatious)


  • NSW Law Society
  • Newcastle Club
  • Lake Macquarie Yacht Club
  • Rotary Club of Belmont (previously as president)
  • Newcastle Law Society (previously as president)



My estate planning : (Phyllis Greenwood)
I have been a client of Paul Mitchell's for many years. I have the greatest respect and trust for Paul and this firm. I have been treated with the utmost kindness, understanding and respect.

My property matters : (Nicole Fisher)
I was very impressed with the promptness that my emails and telephone calls were responded to.

Our property matters : (Kevin & Becky Pond)
Thanks for looking after us for all these years!

Our estate planning : (Rod & Michelle Seymour)
A friend recommended Paul to us many years ago. We are very grateful for the recommendation as the service we have received is both professional and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble.

My matters : (Wiliamina Buchan)
My late husband and I have dealt with Paul for many years. We always found him to be sincere and helpful.

Our mother's estate : (Joy Mills & Doreen Phillips)
Thank you so much for your very efficient work on our mother's estate.