Mark successfully defended in the first case of market abuse brought by the FSA against Company Directors’ of a listed company in the Crown Court. [3 month trial- other defendants convicted]
In 2009 he also successfully defended a company director / paramedic charged with supplying class A drugs to a fellow paramedic who injected himself with them and died.
He has substantial experience in Professional Tribunals and associated appellate proceedings.
“He thinks about the minutiae of the evidence and discusses every point with me and with the clients. He is an excellent advocate and out-thinks his professional opponent.”
Chambers and Partners 2016 - Rated as Band 2
“Has significant criminal fraud experience. Instructing solicitors admire his approachability, responsiveness and grasp of detail.”
Chambers and Partners 2014 - Rated as Band 1
‘Mark Kelly of No5 Chambers has a well-regarded criminal defence practice and is praised as an “excellent leading junior fraud counsel” by sources’
Chambers and Partners 2013 - Rated as Band 1
Criminal Bar Association
Bar European Group
European Lawyers Bar Association
POCLA (Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association)
Dip Law [Belgium]
Certificat de lingue et civilization [degre superieur] from Universite de la Sorbonne, Paris, France