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3PB

Chambers of David Berkley QC

3PB BOURNEMOUTH, 30 CHRISTCHURCH ROAD, BOURNEMOUTH, BH1 3PD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01202 292102
Fax:
Fax 01202 298498
DX:
7612 BOURNEMOUTH
Email:
Web:
www.3pb.co.uk

Mark Elliott

Tel:
Work 01202 292102
Email:
Web:
www.3pb.co.uk/profile/mark-elliott
3PB (Chambers of David Berkley QC)

Work Department

Family.

Position

Mark is a family law specialist with particular experience in matrimonial finance and private children disputes.  Mark is able to accept instructions from members of the public under the Direct Access scheme.  Before being called to the Bar, Mark served as an Army Officer and an Operations Officer with the United Nations.  These roles provided valuable experience in negotiating and mediating in high-profile, high-pressure environments.

Mark regularly advises and represents clients in financial cases under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 as well as trusts of land cases, pre-nuptial agreements and other co-habitation disputes.  Recently Mark has acted on a number of high net-worth cases involving material non-disclosure and assets outside of the jurisdiction.

Mark has considerable experience of private children cases including those involving difficult or demanding clients and/or litigants-in-person, complex fact-finding hearings, the appointment of guardians, leave to remove and risk of abduction (both within and outside of the jurisdiction).
Mark is happy to discuss aspects of a case prior to instruction.

Career

Called 2007; Lincoln’s Inn. Pupillage at Eighteen Carlton Crescent, Southampton 2007-08 Tenant Eighteen Carlton Crescent 2008-10 Tenant 3 Paper Buildings 2010 to date.

Member

Family Law Bar Association; Western Circuit.

Education

Reeds School, Cobham; Kings College London (1998 BA (Hons) History, upper second); College of Law (2006 Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation); 2007 Bar Vocational Course (Outstanding); 2007 LLB Law, upper second).

Leisure

Running (in 2008 completed the 265km Marathon des Sables in the Sahara desert to raise money for a children’s charity); qualified RYA Yachtmaster, PADI Divemaster and BMA Mountain Leader.


Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Family and children law – Leading juniors

Mark Elliott - 3PB ‘A specialist in family law.’

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