Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2002

Main Areas of Practice

Criminal Law
Personal Injury
Public Inquiries


Mark completed his law degree at Trinity College, Dublin. Before starting his professional training at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queen’s University, Belfast, he completed a summer internship at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. He was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in Michaelmas Term 2002. He has a broad and varied practice with the majority of his work currently in the field of criminal law and general civil litigation with a focus on injuries in the workplace. He has advised and acted on behalf of a number of government departments in a wide range of cases including ones which involve confiscation proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, consumer protection and environmental offences. He also acquired extensive public inquiry experience by acting for a Full Participant in the Rosemary Nelson Inquiry (2008 - 09).

Mark is actively involved with the following bodies:


2001; LL.B (Hons),Trinity College, Dublin

2002; Certificate of Professional Legal Studies, Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University, Belfast