Mark has nearly 30 years' experience in employment law matters, advising employers in all areas of employment and discrimination law. He is a highly experienced advocate before employment tribunals and regularly leads seminars and training courses.
Mark acts for a wide-range of private and public sector clients. He has considerable experience in acting for NHS Trusts and healthcare clients generally, major retail, manufacturing and insurance companies including multinationals, OMBs and in the education sector. He has considerable experience in handling large multiple claimant actions for employers. Mark also acts for senior employee individuals across a broad range of employment issues.
Mark is recognised as a leader in his field in Chambers & Partners.
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Mark Hatfield is a "superb advocate with impressive knowledge and excellent communication skills with the client." Chambers & Partners 2019