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Mark Cannon QC

Surveyors & Valuers

Mark has acted for both claimants and defendants in numerous claims concerning the valuation of property (mainly commercial in recent years, but including major claims in relation to residential property).  Mark has also been involved in claims for mortgage fraud.

Cases include

  • Appearing for lenders on an appeal as to whether syndication of a loan resulted in the claim for damages disappearing into a black hole: Helmsley Acceptances Ltd v. Lambert Smith Hampton Group Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 356.
  • Advising as to the effect of sale/assignment of loans by way of warehousing and securitisation.
  • Appearing for the successful claimant/appellant in Merivale Moore v. Strutt & Parker [1999] Lloyd's Rep PN 734: claim against valuer by property company; leading case on test for negligence.
  • Defending a claim for allegedly negligent planning advice about a development site.