Mark Holligon is a partner within the Dispute Resolution department in the Isle of Man. His expertise spans the contentious and non-contentious arenas, both onshore and offshore, with a focus on commercial litigation, insolvency and restructuring. He has a particular interest in distressed funds and their restructuring.
He has been involved in many of the largest cross-border insolvencies of the past decade. He began his career in England, qualifying in the City of London in 1995 and gaining experience with two further leading UK firms before moving to Walkers in the Cayman Islands in 2003 and on to the Isle of Man in 2008.
Mark was named as a 'Leader in his Field' by Chambers UK 2015 to 2017 and as a 'Leading Individual' in Legal 500 UK 2015 and 2016 within Dispute Resolution. In the same directory, Mark is referred to as "innovative" and "very experienced in all areas, but hugely so in contentious insolvency." Chambers UK 2016 refers to Mark as being "very thorough" and "very astute" and that he 'is everything a litigation lawyer should be'. Most recently Mark is commended by Legal 500 UK 2016 for being "commerically sensible and user-friendly" and by Chambers UK 2017 as "He articulates things extremely well and is very confident. I wouldn't want to be on the other side."
Mark was also described in Who’s Who Legal Asset Recovery 2015 as an "extremely accomplished" practitioner and recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2013, with sources describing him as "an astute litigator."
"He articulates things extremely well and is very confident. I wouldn't want to be on the other side."