Mark is a partner in our London office. He qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1992.

As a defendant personal injury practitioner he acts on behalf of insurers, liability adjusters, local authorities, housing associations, care providers and is the nominated solicitor for a number of self-insured corporate clients.

Mark handles all aspects of employers’, product and public liability, local authority and motor claims.

Although he specialises in handling large loss and catastrophic injury claims, he will handle any claim if it is of particular importance to the client, irrelevant of value.

Mark is regularly instructed to advise and handle disability discrimination claims on behalf of restaurants, retail and bus companies. Such claims are very sensitive in nature, attracting wide social media attention.

Mark has acted for London based local authorities for over 30 years dealing with a diverse range of claims including highways, work related stress, housing disrepair, school liability and Human Rights Act related claims.

He provides seminars on a wide range of injury related topics including civil litigation procedure, defensibility of claims, disclosure (including pre action), witness statements, CRU/NHS Charges, special damages and credit hire.


  • Qualified in England and Wales in 1992

Work highlights

  • Van Oudenhoven v Griffin Inns Ltd EWCA Civ 102 – re the appropriate discount rate to be applied to a claimant living abroad and that it is not an exceptional circumstance to depart from the normal rule.
  • Stanley v LB Tower Hamlets [2020] EWHC 1622 (QB) re service of proceedings.
  • Odewale v LB Tower Hamlets [2019] re finding of fundamental dishonesty