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4 New Square

Mark Cannon

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Insurance , Professional Negligence , Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
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Insurance - London (Bar)

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Mark Cannon QC
Renowned expert in professional indemnity, who has additional expertise in construction and property damage coverage disputes. He regularly undertakes highly complex cases, such as disputes involving multiple layers of insurance or aggregation issues. He increasingly sits as an arbitrator and is head of chambers at 4 New Square.
Strengths: "He provides clear, concise advice and is able to explain super complex things in a very clear, user-friendly and palatable way."
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Professional Negligence - London (Bar)

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Mark Cannon QC
Well-regarded silk who offers the benefit of his broad experience in construction and insurance-related professional negligence, but who also advises on a diverse range of other matters, including those relating to healthcare and financial services.
Strengths: "He's well versed in all the issues I've spoken to him about. He never gets stuck on anything and is always able to answer any questions, so the turnaround has always been very quick." "Always friendly and available, and open to suggestions."
Recent work: Defended a silk in a claim by a dentist relating to allegedly negligent advice on an appeal from the Professional Conduct Committee of the General Dental Council.
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Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Mark Cannon QC
Well versed in a wide range of professional negligence claims, including proceedings brought against contractors, engineers and other prominent clients in the construction industry. His professional negligence practice is well served by his complementary expertise in insurance law. He has also co-authored a book on professional negligence indemnity insurance.
Strengths: "Provides excellent advice and explains super complex things clearly and concisely." "An excellent barrister: he has a very wide-ranging practice and is a very smooth opponent."
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Practice Areas

Professional liability (accountants, architects, engineers, financial advisers, insurance brokers, lawyers, Lloyd's agents and surveyors); insurance and reinsurance; construction and engineering; general commercial law.

Career

Educated at Lincoln College, Oxford 1980-83 (BA in Modern History) and Robinson College, Cambridge 1983-84 (Part 1B of Law Tripos). Called to the Bar in 1985. Silk 2008.

Professional Memberships

Professional Negligence Bar Association (Chairman 2009-11); COMBAR, Chancery Bar Association; Tecbar; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association. Called to the Bar of Northern Ireland.

Publications

Co-author of 'Cannon & McGurk on Professional Indemnity Insurance' (OUP, 2nd edition 2016). Editor of 'Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability' since 3rd edition (1992).

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