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Laura Mitchell

Laura Mitchell

Associate - Commercial Projects / Public Law

Professional Background

Laura advises public and private sector clients across energy, health, education and waste sectors.

She is currently on secondment to a local authority client’s in-house legal team. 

Laura is involved in a number of contracts, advising on the European Procurement regime, public law and council procedures for contract award and in the drafting, preparation, review and negotiation of contracts.

Work Highlights

Work highlights include acting for West Sussex County Council on:

negotiation and completion of a £200m materials resource management contract to provide waste disposal facilities and on a variation to an existing 25 year PFI recycling and waste handling contract.
procurement of a solution for treatment of refuse derived fuel produced from an MBT facility operated on behalf of the Council.


Laura was educated at the University of Bath where she studied Biology and completed her legal education at Swansea University and Cardiff University. She joined Acuity in 2008.

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Head of Property, Environment & Commercial– Legal Services, West Sussex County Council