"incredibly sound and pragmatic, with a widely admired international practice."
“He's succinct and sensible in his approach and cuts through all the fluff in the contract”.
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Mark has led the firm's corporate and commercial & technology group since 2008. Leading the Boyes Turner Technology sector and International sector teams Mark provides strategic advice to clients throughout their growth cycle providing guidance on expansion both in the UK and internationally, advising on strategic transactions including complex commercial relationships, funding and M&A. Mark acts on an ongoing basis as outside general Counsel for a number of international clients managing their UK and international affairs and project managing transactions.
Mark's clients range from companies in the technology and multi media sectors including both leading international Plcs such as ERP Software provider Infor, UK originating businesses such as the Trader Media Group, and owner managed businesses. He acts in an advisory capacity to a number of bodies including the Business School of the University of Reading.
Mark has recently been recognised in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame which highlights individuals who have received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence.
Areas of expertise
- Providing advice to businesses looking to structure international distribution, agency and franchising arrangements
- Advising on compliance matters in relation to copyright and content procurement and licensing, Brand guardianship, intellectual property, copyrights patents and trade marks
- Brand development and protection
- Investing in the UK
- Media and publishing including image rights and PR