Mark Walsh co-heads Sidley’s Capital Markets group in the EMEA region. He is qualified to practice New York, English and Hong Kong law. He joined the firm in New York in 1986, moved to Hong Kong in 1994 to help establish an office for the firm, and then to London, where he has been resident since 1999.
Mark advises public and private sector clients. He has worked with governments and other sovereign and quasi-sovereign clients, as well as with companies from a broad range of industries, including banking, insurance and other financial services; oil, gas and petrochemicals; pharmaceuticals and life sciences; automotive; paper and forest products; telecommunications, media and technology; real estate; and food services and distribution. Representative clients include BorgWarner, Cargill, Caterpillar, GSK, McDonald's Corporation, Simon Property Group and leading U.S. and European investment and other banks and providers of alternative capital.
Mark is a member of the International Bar Association and serves on the Advisory Board of the Commercial Law Centre at University College London.