Mark is our Managing Director and has been advising clients on dispute resolution and litigation for over 20 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 1 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 has been a Director of a recruitment firm and is also a partner in a cyber security and data protection business.
His principal areas of practice include:
- Trade marks
- Commercial and international disputes
- IT contract litigation
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 sits on the users committee of the Technology and Construction Court.
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)