Dickon Mitchell LLB (Hons), LEC

Dickon Mitchell is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados and the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad & Tobago where he earned a Bachelor of Laws Degree (with Honours) and a Legal Education Certificate respectively.

Dickon was the recipient of several awards at Hugh Wooding Law School in recognition of his skill as an advocate, but most notably, The Principal’s Award for Advocacy (2001-2002) and The Robert Mathieu Sellier Memorial Prize (2002) for the Best Performance in Trial Advocacy.

Dickon’s legal career started as an Associate Attorney-at-Law at the law firm Grant, Joseph & Co. in the year 2002. In March 2006, he bought the practice of Grant, Joseph & Co. and remained one of the Partners until December 2016 when he moved on to start his own practice, Mitchell & Co.

He is a Notary Public for the State of Grenada and is the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Grenada. He has held various directorships on Statutory Bodies and Non-Governmental Organisations including the Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association (GCNA) and the New Life Organisation (NEWLO). Dickon currently sits on the Boards of NEWLO, the Jason Roberts Foundation and the Grenada Coral Reef Foundation Inc. He is Counsel to many of the larger businesses in Grenada spanning the wholesale and retail businesses, insurance, banking, power generation, education, tourism and the hotel sector.

Dickon has extensive experience in Civil Practice, Project Financing (both debt and equity), Real Property, Mortgages and Conveyances, Corporate and Commercial Law, Commercial Advisory Services, Banking and Finance, Industrial Relations Dispute Settlement, Collective Bargaining Negotiation Processes, Taxation Matters, Contract Law and General Litigation.

He has also conducted research for several publications of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation. Dickon has a passion for educating young people and is an avid sports fan and music lover.

Firm Overview:

At Mitchell & Co., we are resolute in representing our clients professionally and zealously to achieve desired results.

Founded in February 2017 by Dickon Mitchell, Principal Attorney-at- Law and Notary Public, Mitchell & Co. is a solutions-oriented firm committed to excellence in the delivery and execution of legal services to guarantee clients’ satisfaction.

Our firm represents and provides legal services to a broad array of corporate and individual clients each with their own unique and complex challenges. At Mitchell & Co. our clients’ needs come first and we are steadfast in our resolve to provide them with innovative solutions to their legal issues.

Ann Henry QC

Attorney-at-Law and Notary Public, Ms. E. Ann Henry QC was first called to the Bar in October, 1981. Between 1981 and 1983, Ms. Henry practiced in the British Virgin Islands Jurisdiction as a Prosecutor in the Chambers of the Attorney General. From 1983 to 1990, she worked in Association with the late Time H. Kendall Q.C. in the Chambers of Kendall & Henry (Antigua).

From 1990 to 1997, practiced as a sole practitioner in Antigua. From 5th December, 1997, she practiced in association with junior associates as the principal of the Chambers of E. Ann Henry & Associates. From 15th October, 2003, Ms. Henry practices in partnership with C. Debra Burnette. She was elevated to the rank of Queens Counsel in September, 2012.

Ms. Henry is a Past-President of the Antigua and Barbuda Bar Association and a Past Chairman of the Council of Legal Education of the West Indies

Bar Admissions:

– Antigua and Barbuda
– British Virgin Islands
– Montserrat

Bar Memberships:

– OECS Bar Association
– Organisation of Commonwealth Caribbean Bar Associations
– Commonwealth Law Association

Henry & Burnette Law Office:

The partners see the Firm as a work in progress in that new initiatives are regularly introduced with the object of providing better service to clients in an ever changing global environment.

The Firm’s practice is a General Civil Practice blending a Solicitor’s practice in Chambers with a significant and vibrant Litigation portfolio.

Our particular areas of focus are Banking Law, Corporate Law (both domestic and international), Industrial Relations, Real Estate Law, Family Law and Civil Litigation.

The Firm is fully computerized and every effort is made to ensure speedy delivery of work without compromising on efficiency.

Emphasis has always been placed on ensuring that the Non-Professional Staff are competent and able to assist clients in obtaining information concerning their business being conducted by the Firm. This is seen as being particularly helpful to clients in the absence from Chambers of the Professional Staff, but is useful at all times.

Confidentiality of clients’ business is treated as priority and is not compromised.

Efforts are made on an on-going basis to upgrade the service provided and comments and suggestions from clients are always welcomed.

Francesco Rotondi

Francesco Rotondi is a Founding Partner of LABLAW – Studio Legale.

His practice focuses on Italian employment and labour law, collective dismissals, industrial relations, transfers of undertaking and employment related litigation.

Furthermore he is contributing Editor.

Francesco joined the law firm of Trifirò & Partners in 1991 where he later became a partner. In 2001 he joined the law firm of Hammonds Rossotto as the partner in charge of the Department of Labour Law and Industrial Relations. In 2006 Francesco became a founding partner of LABLAW.

Professional Acknowledgments:

Francesco is regularly recognized by the international legal community as a leader in his field. In particular, he has been noted in the following professional publications:

– TopLegal ranking of the 40 most influential lawyers “under 50 ” in Italy in 2015
– Labour lawyer of the year – Le Fonti CEO Summit & Awards 2015
– Special award Legal Community.it – LegalCommunity Labour Awards 2014
– Rank 1 – Leader of the market, category labour law and industrial relations – Top Legal, Labour report 2013
– Chambers Europe 2007 – 2013
– Legal 500 2007 – 2013
– European Legal Experts 2007 – 2013
– Who’s Who Legal 2011 – 2013
– Best Lawyers 2010 – 2012
– Best of the Best 2012
– PLC Which Lawyer? 2006 – 2012
– TopLegal 2010
– Expert Guides 2007 – 2009 – 2011 – 2013
– Chambers Global 2004 – 2006
– LegalCommunity Labour Awards: Industrial Relations Lawyer of the Year 2013 – WINNER
– LegalCommunity Labour Awards: Lawyer of the Year 2012 – WINNER
– The Lawyer European Legal Awards 2012 : European Managing Partner of the Year FINALIST
– Legal Week Awards 2010 – 2011 : European Managing Partner of the Year FINALIST
– TopLegal Awards 2010 – 2012 : Labour Professional of the Year FINALIST

Francesco is also a regular speaker at leading Italian academic institutions. Some of his current acclaims and speaking engagements are:

– Part Time Professor at the European University of Rome
– Professor at SDA Bocconi
– Professor of Labour Law at the University of Rome (“Tor Vergata”) – Master OPL
– Scholar at The Labour Law Institute at the University of Milan – Sacro Cuore
– Member of the Board of Arbitrators of Assolavoro (Confidustria)
– Professor at Italian Employment Lawyers Association (AGI) of Lombardia
– Professor at the Executive Studies Institute (ISTUD)
– Professor at the Institute of Personnel Management (ISPER)
– Member of the Labor Law and Practice Scientific Committee – IPSOA
– Lecturer at GIDP – Personnel Directors Group
– Lecturer at AIDP – National Association of the Personnel Directors
– Lecturer at Paradigma, International Research Institute, ISTUD, SDA Bocconi, ISPER, CEGOS, etc.
– Member of the Justice Commission of the 2nd degree for the Federal Council of the Italian Kickboxing Federation
– Professor of Labour Law at the University Carlo Cattaneo – LIUC

Publications:

Francesco has written numerous books and articles which have been published in notable professional publications such as Il Sole 24 Ore, The Employment Guide of Il Sole 24 Ore, The Work of the Law – IPSOA, Court Work – IPSOA and Employment Law & Practice – IPSOA, HR online – AIDP.

Some of his recent publications include:

– Industrial relations, IPSOA, 2015 (co-author)
– Flexibility Vs Precariousness, where Matteo Renzi’s Jobs Act stands? – Rubbettino Editore, 2015
– Labour law and industrial relations – IPSOA, October 2014
– Commented code of the employment relationship. Doctrine and Case Law – IPSOA, January 2014
– Individual dismissals – EBook series”Work and Welfare” – Wolters Kluwer, November 2013
– The New Labour: What will Change for Companies and Employees. Law n.92 of June 28, 2012, IPSOA July 2012 (co-author)
– Outsourced Labour: The Difference between Fixed Term Contracts and Service Contracts. Giuffre Editore, 2012
– Dialogues on Industrial Relations: Collective Bargaining After Marchionne, MIND 2012
– Contract Work, Outsourced Work, Fixed-Term Contracts, IPSOA, 2012 (co-author)
– Italian Labour Law, co-written by Luca Failla and Francesco Rotondi, Globe Law & Business 2011
– Breaking with Tradition: Competitive Strategies for European Law Firms, co-written by Luca Failla and Francesco Rotondi, Ark Group July 2010
– Expert Opinion: Themes that have emerged in both the US and UK as a result of the credit tsunami (as described by Alan Greenspan) and how the Italian system addresses these issues, co-written by Luca Failla and Francesco Rotondi, The New Economy – Summer 2009
– Commented Codes of Employment Relationships, IPSOA 2008
– A Course of Labour Law, CEDAM 2008
– Collective Dismissals, IPSOA 2008
– Codes of Law, IPSOA 2007
– A Practical Guide to Labour Law, CEDAM 2005
– Anti-Union Conduct, CEDAM 2004
– Codes of Employment Law, La Tribuna 2003 (Co-author)
– Temporary Work, IPSOA 2000

Professional Associations:

Francesco Rotondi is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the Italian Employment Lawyers Association (AGI), the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) and the Scientific Committee of IPSOA. In addition Francesco is a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Personnel Directors (AIDP) of Lombardia, a Member of CONFINDUSTRIA, as well as being a member of the Scientific Committee of Employment Law & Practice at IPSOA.