"He is always very diplomatic and polite, but he is direct"
"He's technically superb, is very good with clients, and is a very persuasive advocate who provides a tremendous service"
Chambers UK 2017
"He is very, very good on his feet. He is just a fantastic advocate"
Chambers UK 2016
"He also has a fantastic eye for detail, and is able to see the bigger picture"
"He's extremely thorough and very personable"
Chambers UK 2015
"He has practical, approachable, pragmatic style"
"He is very friendly, which makes things so much easier"
Chambers UK 2014
"Excellent value for money"
Legal 500 2013
"Has earned the respect of both his peers and instructing solicitors"
Chambers UK 2012
Mark has a thriving traditional Chancery and Court of Protection practice and accepts instructions in both contentious and non-contentious matters across the full range of Chambers' core practice areas, with a particular emphasis on:
Mark is a member of the Chancery Bar Association and the Property Bar Association, and is secretary of the Denning Society.
Mark is co-author (with Martyn Frost and Penelope Reed QC) of Risk and Negligence in Wills, Estates and Trusts, published by OUP (1st ed 2009, 2nd ed 2014).
Mark speaks regularly to solicitors, STEP branches and special interest groups, and professional conferences, and records webinars for a variety of providers, on all areas of his practice.
Mark read law at the University of Bristol, graduating with First Class Honours and winning both the Herbert Smith Mooting Competition and the Maitland Essay Prize. Mark is a Hardwicke, Lord Denning, and Sunley Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.