Legal Director - Dispute Resolution

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Mark Turner

Legal Director - Dispute Resolution

Number 0161 926 1534

Dept Dispute Resolution

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Mark is a commercial litigation solicitor and advises and assists both businesses and individuals in resolving disputes.

After a degree in law at the University of Oxford, he trained and practiced for 10 years in the Birmingham office of international law firm DLA Piper. Qualifying as a solicitor in 1996, Mark has specialised in this area of practice ever since.

His aim is to understand at the outset clients’ commercial aims and to determine early on how best to achieve them. His focus is on achieving practical commercial solutions for his clients through whichever means of dispute resolution is most appropriate in the circumstances.

He has experience in a broad range of litigation and dispute resolution, including:

  • complex commercial and contractual disputes
  • partnership disputes and director and shareholder disputes, including minority shareholder unfair prejudice claims
  • probate and estate disputes, including claims under the Inheritance Act 1975
  • construction litigation, including adjudication
  • professional negligence claims, including claims against solicitors, accountants, architects and surveyors
  • injunctions
  • residential possession proceedings (principally on behalf of landlords)
  • litigation in the county courts, the High Court (including the Technology & Construction Court and the Business & Property Courts), the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court

 

Mark also has wide experience of various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and expert determination.