"An associate to watch"

The Legal 500 UK, 2021

Mark is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team.

He acts for claimants and defendants and has a wide range of litigation experience working on a variety of commercial disputes, including breach of contract, breach of trust and contractual disputes. Mark also has experience of dealing with civil fraud claims.

Mark also acts for individuals and companies in insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.

He also acts for individuals on media and reputation matters, including pre-publication and post-publication advice and in respect of Google ‘right to be forgotten’ requests.

Mark joined Kingsley Napley as a paralegal in 2011 and completed his training contract with the firm in 2016. He is also a member of the Kingsley Napley Diversity & Inclusion group and the LGBTQ and allies network.

Mark grew up in Tokyo and is fluent in Japanese.

Areas of expertise:

  • Commercial and Contractual Disputes;
  • Civil Fraud;
  • Injunctions;
  • Insolvency;
  • Defamation and Privacy;
  • Professional Negligence; and
  • Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Disputes.

Professional societies and memberships

  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA)


Related Services

Dispute Resolution

Dealing with a dispute professionally and commercially takes skill. We assist and support our clients with both legal knowledge and strategy.

Insolvency Litigation

Our dispute resolution lawyers represent individuals, companies and insolvency practitioners on insolvency matters.

Civil Fraud and Investigations

The international nature of commerce and growing reliance on electronic communications mean that the number and value of fraud claims is rising.

Shareholder and Director Disputes

When individuals fall out in business it can have devastating consequences. Our litigation team has extensive experience in resolving disputes.

Insolvency Litigation FAQs

This page sets out a number of Frequently Asked Questions in relation to Insolvency Litigation.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Individuals

We can assist creditors of insolvent companies and people who have claims against insolvent companies. We can also assist victims of fraud with claims against an insolvent company or individual.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Insolvency Practitioners

We regularly act for trustees in bankruptcy, liquidators and administrators. Our in-depth civil fraud expertise means that we are particularly well placed to assist in complex insolvency disputes that involve an element of fraud and/or dishonesty.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Companies

We can advise companies facing statutory demands and winding-up petitions. We regularly act for companies who need advice in challenging a statutory demand and obtaining injunctive relief to prevent the presentation of a winding-up petition where necessary.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Directors

We have experience of advising directors facing claims of fraudulent trading or wrongful trading, and we can also advise directors on the extent of their duties to co-operate with the insolvency practitioner, including at interview.

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