Currently a Partner within the Dispute Resolution Department in the Appleby Isle of Man office, Mark specialises in onshore and offshore law with a focus on commercial litigation, insolvency and restructuring. He has a particular interest in distressed funds and their restructuring.
Mark, said: “I am delighted to be appointed as the new Dispute Resolution Local Practice Head. It is an honour to be recognised in this way, and I am very much looking forward to getting stuck into my new role.”
Mark began his career in England, qualifying in London in 1995, and gaining experience with two leading UK firms before spending five years with offshore law firm Walkers in the Cayman Islands, before moving on to the Isle of Man in 2008 and joining Appleby in 2012. He has had involvement with many large cross-border insolvencies during his time at the firm.
Mark has been named as a ‘Leader in his Field’ by respected publication Chambers UK for the past three years, and also as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Legal 500 UK for Dispute Resolution.
Faye Moffett, Managing Partner of Appleby Isle of Man, said: “As a leading law firm in a competitive industry, it is critical that we have a high-quality team of professionals at our core to ensure that we deliver the very best service to our customers, and enable us to achieve our strategic goals.
”I would like to offer my personal congratulations to Mark and wish him the very best of luck in his new position. His expertise and experience made him an obvious choice for this senior appointment, and I am confident that he will be very successful in this challenging new role.”
Appleby’s Isle of Man office is one of the longest established legal practices in the island, comprising of 65 staff including 10 partners and 30 highly trained and experienced lawyers.