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Mark Phillips QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency , Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery
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Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

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Mark Phillips QC
A respected silk offering deep expertise across the full spectrum of insolvency law. He excels in areas such as schemes of arrangement and multi-jurisdictional disputes. 
Strengths: "Takes decent, sensible and straightforward points, and argues them in great way. He has a great, very overarching and wide view on what really matters."
Recent work: Acted as English leading counsel for Lehman Brothers Holdings, a holding company in New York which has had creditors of over USD220 billion.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

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Mark Phillips QC
Strengths: "An extremely good advocate who is fearless on his feet."
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An advocate with 35 years’ experience, 22 of which have been in Silk, Mark Phillips QC has long experience of helping save businesses and guiding companies and high profile individuals through complex commercial and sporting disputes.

His trial advocacy includes a trial of 2 years (for the Bank of England) and of 12 months (for liquidators). His current cases include representing Lehman US (LBHI). He has appeared in the courts of Grand Cayman, BVI and CAS in Geneva, and given expert evidence in New York.

Mark has led or appeared in several cases in the House of Lords and Supreme Court (Lehman’s Pensions appeal; Toshoku Finance, Paramount Airways, Leyland Daf, Three Rivers v Bank of England). Mark’s appearances in the Court of Appeal include West Mercia Safetywear v Dodd.

Mark was involved in the establishment of the Premier League for the “big 5 clubs” and has appeared at several disciplinary and regulatory hearings, including for UEFA against Manchester City, and for EFL against Sheffield Wednesday and Derby County. He has appeared for Lewis Hamilton in relation to several matters including the “Ferrari Gate” hearing.

Mark writes and talks at conferences on insolvency related matters including Brexit.

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