Mark is an experienced and tenacious family lawyer, particularly well known for his financial remedy work, his technical excellence and his ability to resolve the most difficult cases. Clients choose Mark for his ability to cut through the most complex problems and resolve matters creatively and quickly.
Mark acts for high net worth individuals and families, often in cases with an international aspect. His expertise spans pre and post-nuptial agreements, including divorce, property, as well as financial disputes between unmarried couples and financial provision for children of unmarried couples. He advises on international jurisdiction disputes including the relocation of children, international enforcement of financial orders and overseas divorce. His background as a general civil litigator gives him excellent knowledge and experience of property bankruptcy and commercial law.
Mark’s clients appreciate his no nonsense and down to earth approach, and his determination to fight for the best result, through litigation or negotiation. He is determined, pro-active, resolute and focused. He enjoys drawing together the right team of experts within the firm to be sure of the best outcome for clients, often achieving results against the odds.
Mark has been recognised as a leading individual by the top legal directories. Chambers & Partners has described Mark as: “just superb”, “a terrific person to have running a case. He’s good on strategy and very good on client management” and “very exceptional & clever”.
Mark has particular experience of cases:
- where there are allegations of non-disclosure;
- involving complex onshore and offshore financial structures;
- where there is a particularly high level of acrimony between the parties; and
- which involve difficult areas of law.
Alongside his extensive experience as a partner, Mark has been a Deputy District Judge of the Financial Registry of the Family Division and subsequently the Central Family Court. He is a qualified arbitrator.