Mark Emery > DQ > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

Isle Of Man

Work Department

Dispute Resolution



Since qualifying as a Manx Advocate in 2012 Mark has regularly appeared at all levels of the Isle of Man High Court of Justice.

Mark practices a wide range of commercial litigation, but has particular experience in commercial disputes, corporate insolvency, banking litigation, applications for injunctive relief, enforcing foreign judgments and advising on contentious issues of employment, data protection and trust law.


Mark completed his professional qualifications at Leicester University and Nottingham Law School. Mark was admitted as an Advocate in 2012, and worked at another offshore law firm for 10 years prior to joining DQ as an Associate Director in early 2020.

Mark has previously completed a long-distance master’s degree in Corporate and Insolvency Law with Nottingham Law School, earning not only a distinction but also being awarded a prize for the best overall performance in the Law School.




Mark and is a member of the IFG (previously known as the Fraud Network), which is a handpicked group of specialist fraud lawyers across the world focused on securing injunctions, asset recovery and trust busting remedies in key offshore jurisdictions.

Mark is a member of the Fraud Lawyers Association and is also a member of the Channel Islands & Isle of Man Next Gen Committee of FIRE (Fraud. Insolvency. Recovery. Enforcement).


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Isle of Man > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Mark EmeryDQ

DQ‘s dispute resolution team is experienced across all levels of court in the Isle of Man and regularly acts on a range of complex high profile disputes, including those surrounding insolvency, shareholder disputes, employment and professional negligence. Practice head Leanne McKeown is an expert in employment law in addition to civil and commercial litigation, particularly those surrounding breaches of directors’ duties and e-disclosure process management. Mark Emery is experienced in a range of commercial disputes and is a accomplished senior courtroom Advocate. Joshua Quinn and Jessica McManus are also important members of the team.

Isle of Man > Employment

(Next Generation Partners)

Mark EmeryDQ

DQ‘s employment department has significant experience in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law, with a particular focus on the e-gaming, governmental and financial services sectors. Recent focus areas for the team include senior level disputes, regulator sanctions and restrictive covenants, as well employment issues stemming from M&A. The team is led by ‘diligent, tenacious and tireless’ Leanne McKeown , who is regularly instructed by major e-gaming employers in a variety of disputes and regulatory enforcement matters. Joshua Quinn joined the firm from M&P Legal in 2023 with a focus on contentious employment matters. Jessica McManus handles a broad range employment law issues, including highly sensitive issues such as sexual harassment between colleagues. Mark Emery is another key member of the team.