Mark Anderson KC

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Mark has a wide-ranging KC’s practice covering business and property disputes of all kinds. He specialises in particular in company, partnership and insolvency disputes and in the professional negligence of lawyers, accountants and surveyors, but he also has expertise in a wide range of fields including trusts,  commercial property, financial services, intellectual property, defamation in the business arena and competition law.

Mark is a Recorder who sits part-time as a Judge of the High Court (Chancery Division) having been authorised by the Chancellor under section 9(1) of the Senior Courts Act 1981.


​“He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law and is devastatingly efficient as an advocate.”(Chambers UK, 2023)

“Mark’s presence in the court room, his rapport with judges, and stature as a legal heavyweight is quickly and clearly evident.” (Legal 500, 2022)

“In court, every submission is deployed with just the right amount of weight and colour.” (Legal 500, 2021)

“He is a brilliant silk.” (Legal 500, 2020)

“A very accomplished advocate who ties the opposition’s witnesses in knots.” (Legal 500, 2020)

“He has a calm and measured approach.” “He’s very thorough and good at looking at a dispute from different angles. He does not gloss over matters; he is a man of great detail and can usually find a very different and unusual angle at which to deal with an issue.” “He has an impressive ability to grasp a very complex case very quickly.” (Chambers UK, 2020)

“A very good operator.” (Chambers UK, 2020)

“His attention to detail is fantastic and he gets to grips with the issues very quickly. He’s great with clients; he says it how it is and does not sit on the fence.” “Extraordinarily bright.” (Chambers UK, 2020)

“A very formidable intellect. He doesn’t take any prisoners.” (Chambers UK, 2020)

"An exceptionally persuasive advocate who is at ease in every situation.”

"Mark Anderson remains a top choice for solicitors looking for a legal street fighter”

"The outstanding Mark Anderson is said to be extremely clever with a superb courtroom manner”

"Combines a massive presence and a fantastic brain”

"A very shrewd silk whose phenomenal cross-examination skills have won him favour with instructing solicitors”

"Hugely intelligent and tactically astute”

"He is thorough and imaginative, a truly formidable trial lawyer."

"He is always very accessible, and achieves excellent results through a combination of his sheer presence and his tenacity."

"Impresses as an intellectual heavyweight”

"Gets to the heart of matters very quickly and finds practical solutions"

Practice Areas

  • Banking, Finance and Finance Regulation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Company and Partnership
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Intellectual, Property, IT and Media
  • International Arbitration and Trade
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Sports and Media Law

Latest News & Publications

Mark Anderson QC and Steven Reed appeared in the Court of Appeal on 16 March, representing UK Gymnastics Limited in its appeal against an injunction restraining it from infringing British Gymnastics’ trademarks and from passing off by calling itself a National Governing Body for the sport of gymnastics....

Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021
Mark Anderson QC and Steven Reed successful in $3bn jurisdiction challenge...

Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018