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Chambers of Mark Ellison QC

1-2 LAURENCE POUNTNEY HILL, LONDON, EC4R 0EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7929 3732
DX:
858 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.qebholliswhiteman.co.uk

Mark Ellison QC

Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Email:
QEB Hollis Whiteman (Chambers of Mark Ellison QC)

Position

Early career largely defending in fraud including: Guinness, North Sea oil and Channel Tunnel corruption. As First Senior Treasury Counsel: high profile terrorism, serious fraud and terrorist funding, official secrets, serious crime, corruption and public law cases. Practise now predominantly private defence: corporate and financial crime, inquests and inquiries, health and safety and corporate manslaughter, medical gross negligence, public law. ln 2017 and 2016 represented: director of Alstom, senior executive of Rolls Royce, senior executive of the Airbus subsidiary EADS, Chevron oil, large construction company at inquest, senior Glaxo executive, senior surgeon, a large financial institution, FCA in its largest insider dealing case. He has also: advised BP re ln Amenas inquest, carried out the 2014 lndependent Review into Corruption in the Stephen Lawrence Case (having prosecuted the 2012 trial), acted for Bruce Hall (Alba Bahrain corruption), OFT cartel prosecution, Wonga, Google, and in Tchenguiz/SFO judicial review. 

Career

2006- 2008 First Senior Treasury Counsel 2004-2015 Recorder 2010 -2015 Deputy High Court Judge 2010 -2016 SFO Approved Counsel List

Member

CBA ARDL FLA

Education

                                       


London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading silks

Mark Ellison QC - QEB Hollis Whiteman β€˜He has a brilliant ability to master very complex cases and transform them into clear issues before the court.’

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

β€˜A top-flight set from the quality of its senior silks to its diligent pupils’, QEB Hollis Whiteman’s members handle work ranging from corruption and interest rate rigging through to sanctions. Mark Ellison QC prosecuted in the Operation Tabernula case – two defendants were convicted and received sentences totalling eight years.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Mark Ellison QC - QEB Hollis Whiteman β€˜He is a very experienced prosecutor and brings that to bear brilliantly when defending.’

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