Mark is well known in the market place as a rainmaker and a straight talking commercial lawyer. He is passionate about the service he provides to clients, and takes pride that many of his clients refer to him as their trusted adviser. Mark is an expert at resolving commercial conflicts, having practiced commercial and insolvency litigation for over 20 years. During that time, he has advised businesses on an extensive range of disputes, from general commercial disputes, to pursuing professional advisers for their negligence and resolving complicated Trust litigation.

Mark has also specialised in insolvency litigation, acting for insolvency practitioners all over the UK on issues arising from the insolvency of companies and individuals.

  • Owner managed businesses
  • Insolvency practitioners
  • ABLs
  • Bridging finance houses
  • Accountants
  • Acted in the High Court in a multi-million pound case involving the overturning of a family trust settlement.
  • Acted in a professional negligence claim against a surveyor where the case involved multiple claims relating to a major hotel and holiday home complex.
  • Acted for a lender in successfully overturning a settlement agreement where the initial settlement agreement was tainted with dishonesty.
  • Acted in person in the High Court on a hearing to decide what information and methods a solicitor can use to unearth assets hidden by debtors.
  • Acted in the Court of Appeal in the leading case involving Brewery tied leases.
  • Acted for Trustee in Bankruptcy in a search and seizure order, and in obtaining an injunction in the High Court in Mauritius over assets held in that jurisdiction.

Previous Law Firms:

  • Halliwells
  • Shammah Nicholls
  • Linder Myers

 

Education:

  • Management qualifications gained in HM Forces
  • Qualified Filex 1996
  • Qualified Solicitor 1997

Recent awards