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Meet the Team

Mitchell Wilde LLP is an owner managed business. All of our solicitors have personal experience of running and managing businesses. We make it our business to understand yours.

Paul Mitchell (Managing Partner)

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Paul is able to advise on all aspects of business disputes and has almost 30 years’ experience in the field of litigation. He advises on a wide range of contentious litigation issues including contractual disputes, injunctions, minority shareholder actions, business and share sale disputes, and insolvency cases, as well as the all-important business matter of debt collection. He has a particular interest in advising on injunctions to prevent unlawful competition, often by former employees or partners.

He has experience of dealing with complex frauds, and of conducting cases successfully up to and including the House of Lords.

He has also successfully completed the Associate Membership of ACTAPS – the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists – and able to advise on will and trust disputes.

Contact Paul:

Direct Dial: (+44) 115 837 1430

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Parminder Sandhu (Associate Solicitor)

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Parminder joined Mitchell Wilde in January 2012 as a paralegal, and took a training contract with us soon after. During her training contract Parminder gained experience in Commercial Law, Commercial Property, Litigation and Wills & Probate. She qualified as a solicitor in June 2014.

Before joining the legal profession Parminder enjoyed a number of years in retail, where she gained experience in employment, health & safety and licensing. All of which have assisted her in a variety of cases she has handled.

Parminder’s specialist areas of law include business sales, commercial law and commercial property.

Contact Parminder:

Direct Dial: (+44) 115 727 0914

“I have used the services of Parminder Sandhu for all of our clients’ legal needs for a number of years. Without exception, our clients are impressed with the quality of work that she has produced, together with the clarity, level of detail and pragmatic content in her advice.   Our clients have frequently commented that Parminder provides a very cost effective service and feel that they are paying for results and not just time. Parminder is always able to include our tax requirements alongside the legal aspects of any transaction.

I have no doubt that my clients will continue to use Parminder’s services, and I would not hesitate to recommend future clients to her.  She is a credit to Mitchell Wilde Solicitors and to her profession.”

Kevin Badcock, The Tax Department Ltd, London

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Samantha Hopps (Solicitor)

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Samantha graduated in 2016 with a First Class LLB (Hons) degree in Law with Criminology from Nottingham Trent University.

Soon after she enrolled on to the full time Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School, with her electives in Advanced Commercial Property, Commercial Law and Private Client. Samantha graduated in 2017, achieving a Distinction on the Legal Practice Course.

Samantha joined Mitchell Wilde in March 2017 and began her training contract with the firm in early 2018. She qualified as a solicitor in late 2019 and assists mainly with commercial transactions ranging from preparing terms and conditions to buying and selling businesses.

Contact Samantha:

Direct Dial: (+44) 115 727 0915

“The service I received from Sam at Mitchell Wilde was sensitively handled, highly competent, professional, timely and efficient. The advice, guidance and support was excellent, well communicated and expertly executed.

A huge ‘Thank you’ from myself and our family run business.

Highly recommend.”

Julie Bowbanks, The Original Window to the Womb Limited

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Natalie Thorpe (Solicitor)

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Natalie graduated in 2016 with a First Class LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology degree from Nottingham Trent University.

Soon after graduation, Natalie joined a local Barristers Chambers in Nottingham to work as a clerk. Natalie went on to enrol on the part time Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School in September 2018 before joining Mitchell Wilde in January 2019 to pursue a career in commercial litigation. Natalie qualified with us in January 2021.

Contact Natalie:

Direct Dial: (+44) 115 727 0918

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Tom Mansell (Trainee Solicitor )

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Tom graduated in 2017 with a First Class LLB (Hons) Law degree from the University of Hull.

Following a period working as a paralegal in a conveyancing team, Tom studied the LPC full time at Nottingham Law School, and completed the course in June 2019. He took electives in Advanced Commercial Property, Private Company Acquisitions and Employment. Soon after completing the LPC Tom joined Mitchell Wilde as a paralegal and has since become a trainee solicitor. 

Contact Tom:

Direct Dial: (+44) 115 727 0916

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Head Office

0115 8371 430


72 Wollaton Road


Derby Office

01332 460031


Wyvern House
Railway Terrace
Derby DE1 2RU



Mitchell Wilde LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales (LLP Number OC 311296) and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Our SRA number is 417965. Our VAT registration number is 847246995. Our professional rules are available from the Solicitors Regulation Authority website.

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