Mark Evans QC is an advocate with the broadest experience and range of expertise.
Key areas include:
- Personal Injury, Serious Injury,
- Credit Hire & Allegations of Fraud
- Property & Family Business
- Matrimonial Finance
Mark began his post-graduate career in industry gaining an accountancy qualification and experience in engineering, design and production, all of which have been invaluable in helping to tackle a variety of technical and financial issues in a long and successful career.
As junior counsel Mark specialised in family law and civil litigation, particularly in the fields of personal injury and building and construction law. On taking silk in 1995 he became much in demand nationally in major criminal cases for both prosecution and defence featuring in many of the very highest profile cases and was noted for his exceptional ability to deal with technical, scientific and expert evidence.
In silk he still maintained a busy civil and family practice. He now concentrates on family and civil work, mediation and arbitration. In family work he has been ranked by Chambers and Partners as an outstanding family junior and “the leading Silk” on the Western Circuit. His clients have included leading figures in the media, politics, journalism and literature, a number of CEOs of leading industries and prominent landowners and farmers. He has been the preferred advocate of many leading solicitors in dealing with their own family disputes.
In civil work he has dealt with many cases of catastrophic injury, fraud and land and construction disputes, including planning matters. He has figured in leading cases concerning limitation and foreign jurisdiction.
He is a qualified and accredited mediator and arbitrator He has extensive judicial experience sitting as a recorder in the Crown and County Courts and in civil, chancery and commercial cases as a Deputy Judge in the Mercantile Court and as Chairman of child abuse enquiries.
A keen sportsman who has played and competed at county and international levels, his current hobbies include building and construction work at his properties and restoring, maintaining and competing in his collection of vintage and racing cars. He is an accomplished pianist and singer.
- “extremely client friendly”
- “very bright with photographic memory”
- “exquisite cross-examination”
Mark is completely flexible with fees, travel and loves a challenge! Mark is a silk that likes to be busy and is always willing to conduct conferences at your offices or a location suitable for the client.