Mark is our Managing Director and has been advising clients on dispute resolution and litigation for over 25 years.
In 2006 he founded iLaw with Justin Ellis and heads the firm’s litigation team. His main areas of expertise are intellectual property, technology and media disputes.
He represented 8 corporate clients in one of the largest disputes in London; the 6 billion US dollar dispute between the Kazakh JSC BTA Bank and Mukhtar Ablyazov and others. He also worked on the Tajik Aluminium litigation in London (a 450 million US dollar fraud claim).
Mark acted for the successful party in the reported Court of Appeal case of BWE and Jones and for Domino’s Pizza in its High Court dispute with UEFA following the Euro 2004 Finals. His clients include many household names and high profile individuals.
Mark sits on the Board of an AIM listed mineral exploration company, is a partner in a cyber security business and served as a client appointed Director of a recruitment firm.
His principal areas of practice include:
- Trade marks
- Commercial and international disputes
- IT contract litigation
- Film disputes
Mark is the Chairman of the IT Disputes Group of the Society for Computers & Law, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, an ADR Group Accredited Mediator and an Associate Member of the Australian Risk Policy Institute.
He has experience both of executing search and seizure orders and acting as a Court appointed supervising solicitor.
“He inspires real confidence” (Legal 500)
“An extremely experienced commercial litigator who achieves the best results” (Legal 500)
“A key name for disputes” (Legal 500)