Viewing: Regulatory for Mark Kelly KC

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)
LLB [Bristol]
Dip Law [Belgium]
Certificat de lingue et civilization [degre superieur] from Universite de la Sorbonne, Paris, France

Latest News & Publications

No5 Barristers Chambers is pleased to congratulate Mark Kelly QC, David Tyack QC and John Coughlan QC on their appointment to silk...

Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021
No5 has welcomed the news that Mark Kelly, David Tyack and John Coughlan will be appointed to the rank of Her Majesty’s Queen’s Counsel by the Lord Chancellor, taking the number of silks at the chambers to 35....

Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020
Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers led the defence of a lorry driver who was cleared of causing the death of a cyclist in a traffic accident....

Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020