Mark is a partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution Group in the Middle East and has been based in the Dubai office since 2008. He has extensive experience of commercial litigation both in the UK and across the MENA region, acting for insurance companies; financial institutions, a wide range of professionals and company directors/senior management.
His insurance experience includes advising and defending insurers and reinsurers on a wide range of complex policy issues and litigated coverage disputes, including: Banker's Blanket Bond; Commercial Crime; Directors' and Management Liability; Professional Indemnity; Trade Credit; Speciality and Property Insurance. Mark was seconded to the claims team of a major London market insurer for seven months in 2007.
He has advised on and defended on a wide range of regulatory investigations including the UK FSA, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Central Bank of Bahrain, including successfully representing and defending several senior individuals who were subject to enforcement action by the DFSA.