Mark was admitted as a solicitor in 2004 having worked as a lawyer since 1992. He has been a partner since 2009 and joined Weightmans in April 2011.
Mark acts for defendants in claims made against them, in particular where it involves significant personal injury.
Specialties include Health and Safety in the workplace; Property Damage; breach of duty to the public including through Occupier's Liability, Defective Premises Act; general breaches through the Common Law, in the above and road traffic accidents.
A high proportion of Mark’s work relates to the construction sector and equine sector
Mark also has experience of non-contentious commercial work and is therefore familiar and comfortable with the interpretation of commercial contracts. This experience, coupled with a number of in-house secondments with clients, provides Mark with a clear understanding of the pressures felt by clients in operating day to day.
Mark has a varied client base which incorporates household name insurance companies, including London Market, blue chip companies, and Police Authorities, together with intermediaries such as claims management companies and loss adjusters.
Mark is strong in the sporting sector owing to his work on liability claims in the equine industry, holding a Masters Degree in International Sports Law and being the Legal and Commercial Director of Dartford Football Club, having direct experience of managing a sports business.
Mark is noted in Legal 500 as 'pragmatic, knowledgeable' and 'tactically astute'.