Mark is a Partner and a Solicitor Advocate in our Insurance Litigation Department. He deals with complex claims arising in a variety of areas of insurance litigation including catastrophic injury / fatal claims. He has significant experience in defending claims which include elements of fraud, material exaggeration, and pain disorder cases including chronic pain, somatoform and fibromyalgia and developing strategies to defend such claims.
He also acts in the defence of clinical negligence and professional indemnity claims. His recent experience has seen him acting for higher and further education institutions in claims for damages arising from discrimination, appearing before the Additional Support Needs, First Tier Tribunal for Scotland.
His practice as a Solicitor Advocate has developed since admission in 2018. He has a great deal of court experience conducting proofs on behalf of clients in the Sheriff Court. He appears in Court of Session and has, in the last two years, twice successfully represented commercial insurance clients in appeals before the Sheriff Appeal Court.
He is a sitting solicitor member of the Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal and a legal contributor to Lexis Nexis, having prepared its civil briefing on legal privilege in Scotland.