Mark practices exclusively in the energy sector, acting for both energy companies and contractors. His clients include major oil & gas companies, as well as rig, platform, FPSO and vessel owners, well services companies, specialists in offshore fabrication and construction, subsea construction, pipe and cable laying, and contractors specialising in the windfarm supply chain, including fabrication and construction, transportation and installation.
Mark has over 22 years' experience of acting for clients in disputes before the courts and in arbitration proceedings (including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and LMAA arbitration) as well as in mediations. He is a frequent speaker at seminars and events, and has spoken on a wide range of risk management and dispute resolution topics, from liability and indemnity regimes to time & cost effective arbitration processes. He has particular experience of interlocutory relief, including jurisdictional challenges, injunctive relief and freezing orders, and was a contributor to “Search & Freezing Orders” (4th edition, Informa).
Before studying law as a postgraduate, Mark studied engineering at Cambridge University. He was called to the Bar in 1996, and was a Diplock Major Scholarship recipient. He is a member of TecBar and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
"Mark is described by one client as one 'of the most capable and creative dispute resolution lawyers in the UK' " (Legal 500; Oil & Gas)
Clients describe Mark as "creative, on the ball, and thorough in his approach to problems" (Legal 500)
- Energy & Natural Resources
- Energy & Natural Resources: Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration
- Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
- Energy & Natural Resources: Power & Renewables
- Marine: Charterparties
- Marine: Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration
- Marine: Shipbuilding & Offshore Construction