The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
51 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7430 2277
Fax:
Fax 020 7430 1101
DX:
37981 KINGSWAY
Email:
Web:
www.bcl.com

Mark Haslam

Tel:
Work 020 7430 2277
Email:
Web:
www.bcl.com
BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Serious and general crime; business crime and regulation.

Position

Partner specialising in all forms of criminal defence work from the Police Station to the Crown Court, including financial crime, large-scale drugs cases, murder and manslaughter, public order offences, assault and sexual offences. Also specialises in motoring cases, including driving with excess alcohol, failure to provide specimens, causing death by dangerous driving/careless driving, dangerous driving, driving without due care and attention, speeding, no insurance, totting up disqualifications, exceptional hardship arguments and Section 172 Notices of Intended Prosecution. Represents many well-known public figures from the fields of sport, politics and the arts, particularly acting for a number of current and former professional footballers, first-class cricketers, professional rugby players, jockeys and trainers.

Career

Trained Claude Hornby & Cox; qualified 1981; partner Claude Hornby & Cox; partner Magrath & Co; partner BCL 1998. Regular broadcaster and commentator on criminal legal affairs on radio, television and at seminars and conferences.

Member

Higher Courts Rights of Audience; London Criminal Courts Solicitors' Association (former president); former member Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee; Criminal Law Solicitors’ Association.

Education

Wellington College, Berkshire; Cambridge University (1979 MA Law).

Leisure

Rugby, horse racing, theatre and cricket.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

BCL Solicitors LLP provides advice to professionals and high-profile clients, drawn from a range of industries, on a range of matters, including murder, manslaughter, motoring offences, historic sexual offences, and grievous bodily harm. Paul Morris heads the team, supported by Rachel Hubbard, Ellen Peart and Mark Haslam.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments in London

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to