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Mark Adair

Mark Adair

Associate

Mark Adair, dispute resolution associate based in London.

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Experience

Mark is an associate in the Dispute Resolution team. He is based in our London office, and has previously completed a six month secondment to BP's upstream legal team. Mark has worked on a range of commercial disputes with domestic and international clients across multiple sectors, including banking, insurance, energy and TMT.

Mark's experience involves advising:

  • a major Russian bank in commencing an LCIA arbitration and preparing an application for a worldwide freezing order in respect of a high value claim under a personal guarantee
  • an investment management company on a contractual termination dispute with a supplier of IT development services, including an application to contest jurisdiction on the grounds of breach of a contractual dispute resolution procedure
  • an insurance firm on a complex claim under historic transactional indemnities for significant PPI mis-selling liabilities
  • an insurance and technology company in High Court and pending Court of Appeal proceedings arising out of a claim pursuant to an undocumented tax indemnity
  • a land development company in successful LCIA arbitration proceedings brought against local investors for fraudulent misrepresentation in respect of a Kenyan land acquisition deal

 

Background

Graduated with distinction in the GDL and LPC.

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