Mark is Head of No5 Barristers’ Chambers.
Mark has a wide-ranging QC’s practice covering business and property disputes of all kinds. He specialises in particular in company and partnership disputes (including share and business sale agreements) and in the professional negligence of lawyers, accountants and surveyors, but he also has expertise in a wide range of fields from 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.
“A very formidable intellect. He doesn’t take any prisoners.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Tremendously clever; a powerful advocate and a very polished courtroom performer.”
Legal 500 2019
“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.”
Banking, Finance and Finance Regulation
Company and Partnership
Intellectual, Property, IT and Media
International Arbitration and Trade
Sports and Media Law