Prior to calling, Mark practised as a criminal defence solicitor for 15 years.
During this time he gained extensive experience in all aspects of criminal law. In particular, he was routinely instructed in the preparation and conduct of solemn trials, including crimes of violence, sexual offences, embezzlement, drugs offences and complex road traffic matters.
Mark has a particular interest in the application of expert medical and forensic evidence, including DNA and fingerprint evidence, in criminal trials.
Mark also has experience in representing clients in Mental Health Tribunals, Children’s Referrals and Court Martial proceedings.