Mark Lorrell

Year of Call 1999

Mark
Lorrell

Door Tenant

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

marklorrell@millenniumchambers.com

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Background

MMark is a member of Millennium Chambers and a barrister of over 20 years call, specialising in civil and commercial law, civil fraud, trusts & property, and contract & insolvency disputes. Mark has extensive experience in the High Court in London. He appears regularly in the Chancery Division, Business & Property Courts, and the Technology and Construction Court.

Mark was first called to the bar in 1999; in 2004, he dual qualified as a solicitor advocate. He previously managed a niche city law firm’s litigation department and has extensive experience in civil litigation, mainly cases involving solicitors.

Mark has considerable experience dealing with clients directly and prides himself on his ‘bedside manner’ and thinking ‘outside the box’. Mark is approachable and an excellent communicator with considerable experience in civil law. Mark represents small and medium-sized businesses and high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs. Mark has acted for numerous clients who appear in the Times Rich List.

Mark can be instructed by a solicitor or directly by the public. Mark’s current work involves civil fraud cases in the Chancery Division and the Commercial Court. Mark primarily acts for companies, company directors, or entrepreneurs/high-net-worth individuals.

AREAS OF LAW

Civil Fraud

Mark has considerable experience in civil fraud cases, including a recent case in the Chancery Division in the High Court, recently defending a person accused of Conspiracy to injure, knowing receipt, and dishonesty cases. Mark is also acting in cases defending contempt allegations concerning matters exceeding £20+ million.

Banking and Financial Services

Mark was previously involved in numerous cases against high street banks, including, according to the Times newspaper, the biggest ever fraud case against a UK high street bank. The case concerned a SWAP. Mark has experience in both mis-selling and undue influence cases.

Business and Corporate

Mark has acted in all sorts of business and corporate disputes, from litigation concerning business contract disputes to shareholder director disputes. Mark has considerable experience in insolvency law, challenging statutory demands and winding up petitions.

Chancery

Mark has extensive experience in both the County and High Court concerning Trust disputes relating to fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty relating to trust property.

Costs

Mark has considerable experience running a solicitor’s practice and being involved in costs litigation, including assessing or challenging solicitors’ fees.

Professional Negligence

Mark has acted in numerous cases alleging professional negligence against solicitors, valuers, surveyors, and accountants. Mark primarily acts for clients bringing claims against professionals but is equally experienced at defending solicitors.

Property

Mark has considerable experience in property disputes, primarily in London. He has been instructed in cases concerning defective building works, noise and neighbour issues, service charge disputes, and construction claims in the Technology and Construction court.

CURRENT CASES

Acting for a substantial hotel and property group in the mis selling of SWAPS against a big 5 high street bank in what the Times Newspaper reported as the biggest case of fraud ever bought against that bank.

Acting for a party in the widely reported case of the Saudi princess and her millions £ of cash.

PREVIOUS CASES

Acting for a substantial hotel and property group in the mis selling of SWAPS against a big 5 high street bank in what the Times Newspaper reported as the biggest case of fraud ever bought against that bank.

Acting for a party in the widely reported case of the Saudi princess and her millions £ of cash.

Mark Lorrell is Public Access accredited and accepts direct instructions from lay clients.

Notable Cases

Acting for a substantial hotel and property group in the mis-selling of SWAPS against a Big Five high street bank in what the Times Newspaper reported as the most significant case of fraud ever bought against that bank.

Acting for a party in the widely reported case of the Saudi princess and her millions of cash.

Mark Lorrell is Public Access accredited, authorised to conduct litigation, and accepts direct instructions from lay clients.

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Mark Lorrell is Public Access accredited and accepts direct instructions from lay clients.

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