Mark has a broad practice, with a particular focus on commercial dispute resolution, professional liability, insurance and construction law.
As well as being called to the Bar of England and Wales, Mark is admitted to practice as a Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands).
Examples of Mark’s current and recent instructions include:
- Junior counsel to Graham Chapman QC in an offshore claim relating to the management of a collective investment scheme;
- Junior counsel to Justin Fenwick QC and Leigh-Ann Mulcahy QC in Cape Distribution Limited v Cape Intermediate Holdings Limited (appeal currently pending before the Court of Appeal);
- Acting as part of a counsel team led by Roger Stewart QC and Anneliese Day QC in a complex arbitration relating to the construction of a nuclear installation;
- Assisting Can Yeginsu to advise in a dispute arising out of the alleged receipt by an agent of secret commissions;
- Acting for a multinational company in a claim relating to the sale of goods;
- Acting for a broker in an appeal relating to the applicability of the doctrines of cause of action estoppel and merger to the decisions of the Financial Ombudsman Service;
- Acting for a law firm in a professional liability claim arising out the settlement of a property-related dispute.
Mark’s previous experience includes working as the Judicial Assistant to Lord Justice Maurice Kay, Vice-President of the Court of Appeal (Civil Division). During this time, Mark was involved in a number of high profile cases and gained an invaluable insight into the appellate process.
Mark holds a M.A. in Law and a first class LL.M. from Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was awarded a Foundation Scholarship. He was called to the Bar by Inner Temple in 2013, having been awarded a Major Scholarship and Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award for his BPTC year.
Mark is a member of COMBAR, TECBAR, BILA, PNBA, SCL and the London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.
M.A. (Cantab) LL.M. (Cantab)