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Mark Greaves

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Practice Areas

Mark has a broad practice with a particular focus on Employment and Education law. He is a member of the EHRC’s panel of counsel.


Mark was called to the Bar in 2016.

In his employment practice, Mark’s recent reported cases include:

•Ince Gordon Dadds LLP v Tunstall [2020] ICR 124: Successfully resisted an appeal concerning litigation against insolvent companies.

•RMT v Lloyd [2019] IRLR 897: Successfully resisted an appeal in an age discrimination case.

•Antuzis v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 843 (QB): A leading High Court authority on the personal liability of company directors.

In his education practice, Mark was involved in a series of high-profile JR challenges concerning the use of isolation booths in schools. He was instructed by the EHRC to draft resources on discriminatory exclusions which will be provided to SENDIASS advisers across England.


Author, “Working Time” chapter, Tolley’s Employment Law (LexisNexis, 2017-)

Editor, Education Law Reports

Co-author, “Education Law” chapter, “National Security Law, Procedure and Practice” (OUP, forthcoming)


Mark studied Classics at Jesus College, Oxford before completing the GDL (Distinction, fifth overall) and BPTC (Outstanding) at City University.