Mark Cran > Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC
Brick Court Chambers
7-8 ESSEX STREET
LONDON
WC2R 3LD
England

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial, regulatory and licensing litigation; particular areas of practice include insurance/reinsurance and auditors’ liability (Alexander Howden 1985-86, Mentor 1987, BBL v Eagle Star 1992-93, Kuwait Airways War Risks Claims 1994, Alghanim (Kuwait) War Risks Claims 1995, Wrightson Names Claims against Winchester Bowring 1996); entertainment, media, music industry, sport litigation (Joan Armatrading 1984, Frankie Goes to Hollywood 1987-88, George Michael 1993-94, Warner Chappell Music v Mr Bolton’s Music Inc and Michael Bolton 2003-04; various film and television cases, Williams Grand Prix Engineering 1995 to date); SFA regulatory litigation 1999 and 2000, extensive Gaming Act licensing and regulatory cases since 1980; restrictive practices (in re Medicaments 2000); professional negligence (Somatra v Sinclair Roche and Temperley 2001).

Career

Called 1973, Gray’s Inn; silk 1988; recorder 1988.

Languages

French (working knowledge).

Memberships

COMBAR; BEG; LCLBA.

Education

Gordonstoun School; Bristol University (1970 LLB).

Leisure

Country pursuits, the arts, walking, convivial disputation, wine and food, C, Brooks’s.