Mark started his legal career in London in 1980. He has diverse commercial litigation experience, having worked at well-respected firms in London, and in the South West.
Mark has represented clients in a wide range of proceedings in the Magistrates Court, the County Court, various Divisions of the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords. Mark has also represented clients in Employment and Land Tribunals and has a number of cases that have been reported.
Examples of Mark’s diverse cases include acting for a client in the Court of Appeal claiming a right of way, High Court proceedings involving a disputed Will, and a dispute involving the quality of building work at a village hall.
Mark joined Samuels in January 2014 and is very much enjoying the varied litigation workload, in our modern and progressive practice. He was made partner in May 2015.
Mark is married with one son, and Dottie the dog. Mark enjoys walking, swimming and socialising.
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During the covid crisis there has been a moratorium on evictions - what will happen next?15/09/2020
A new procedure will make it easier for lower cost construction disputes to be dealt with more quickly and cost effectively.18/05/2020
Commercial leases usually say that a landlord will not unreasonably withhold consent to a change of use, but what if they do refuse?28/04/2020
During these stressful times, simmering neighbour disputes could boil over - here is how we can help.24/04/2020
The impact of the coronavirus is affecting every area of life, but how is it affecting the courts and the handling of civil claims?09/04/2020