Marc recently joined chambers as a tenant following his successful completion of pupillage under the supervision of John Gray.
During his pupillage, Marc experienced many different areas of practice including complex clinical negligence claims, high value personal injury cases, complex commercial matters, employment law and landlord & tenant law.
Before coming to the Bar, Marc was primarily working within the commercial/banking sector where he spent many years working in risk detection, debt collection and asset recovery for both international banks and national hire-purchase providers.
Marc also has experience of working in the public sector having spent time in a managerial position for HMRC. Marc graduated Liverpool John Moores University with the highest overall LLB award in his cohort, achieving a grade of 86% for which he was awarded the Liverpool Law Society First Prize. Throughout his degree, he continued to be employed and gained experience of landlord and tenant law, working on a consultancy basis for a local solicitor. During his time at University, Marc was awarded an international study bursary to South Connecticut State University where he spent time with local and state US police forces and attended at the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science.
Practice – Commercial, Civil & General Common Law
Marc has been instructed in a wide range of matters during the second six phase of his pupillage and is now developing a successful common law practice with a focus on civil and commercial litigation. He has appeared for both Claimants and Defendants, acting in a range of civil hearings including trials, strike-out, case management and stage 3 hearings. He is regularly instructed to appear in small claims on credit hire matters. Further, Marc has successfully opposed applications to set aside summary judgment for unpaid invoices and to discharge interim injunctions made in favour of tenants. Marc has been instructed to advise in various matters including liability, quantum, and infant settlements and to draft statements of case. Marc always endeavours to turn around paperwork extremely quickly.
Marc is a Level 1 Prosecutor and has regularly prosecuted in both the Magistrates and Crown courts. He has also appeared in the Crown Court on appeal. Marc accepts instructions in motoring offences, including offences concerning excess alcohol.
Marc has undertaken various family cases and is very keen to expand this area of practice particularly focusing on financial remedy.
Marc accepts instructions across all areas of travel law and has a good knowledge of the Regulations and Conventions which cover this area of law.