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.
Village greens are an important part of the English landscape, but can new ones be created or blocked?17/05/2023
It looks like the right to roam will continue to be restricted, but what are the competing interests?26/04/2022
The Early Neutral Evaluation scheme can help resolve domestic building disputes quickly and cost effectively. But is it used enough?14/01/2022
The way in which damages are calculated in professional negligence claims is changing, but how will this affect you if you want to sue a professional?06/12/2021
The Court of Appeal's decision about right to privacy has potentially weakened claims arising out of overlooking. Developers of new property are heartened by the decision but further privacy cases will arise.13/09/2021
During the covid crisis there has been a moratorium on evictions - what will happen next?15/09/2020