Expertise

Mark is a Partner in the firm's Corporate Group. He has undertaken a broad range of UK and cross-border transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and shareholder arrangements, takeovers and reorganisations. He has a track record of advising in a number of different sectors with a particular focus on transactions in the financial services sector.

His representative matters include advising:

  • Saga in respect of its investment services joint venture with Tilney Bestinvest
  • The shareholders of a private banking group on the disposal of its international foreign exchange business
  • Daniel Thwaites plc on the disposal of its "Beerco" division to Marston's plc
  • Skipton Buildings Society and Skipton Group Holdings on its disposal of Homeloan Management to Computershare
  • The partners of the law firm Ogier in respect of the disposal of its fiduciary services business to Electra private equity
  • Shepherd Homes Limited on the disposal of the business and assets of Shepherd Homes Limited to Galliford Try plc
  • The shareholder of Eurochange on its disposal to Notemachine
  • Mutual insurer Simplyhealth on its acquisition of Groupama Healthcare
  • The shareholders of the Jersey Trust Company Group on an investment by Close Brothers Private Equity

Bar admissions

  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales – 2001