Mark was co-opted to the Board in April 2007 and became the Company Secretary in 2010 a position he still holds. Mark also chairs the IRLA Events Committee which, amongst other things coordinates the overseas L&D presentations.
Mark is a partner at Cooley (UK) LLP in their London office. He was previously a partner at Edwards Wildman, having trained with an earlier legacy firm, becoming a partner in 1998. He focuses on reinsurance litigation and has handled a number of significant disputes, both in the High Court and in arbitration. The majority of his clients are in the legacy market, although Mark often represents clients in the live market.
Mark presents workshops on a variety of topics including reinsurance issues, run-off, UK asbestos and arbitration and has been a speaker and chairman at several IRLA events including the largest annual legacy event in the calendar, the Brighton Congress.