Mark Smith > Chambers of David Josse QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Josse QC
5 St Andrews Hill
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Mark practises in the areas of crime, business crime, asset recovery, civil fraud & confiscation, extradition & internation, civil: personal injury & professional negligence, planning, property & landlord & tenant and family law.


Mark Smith is a barrister specialising in crime, extradition, family and civil work. He appears regularly in the High Court (Admin) in relation to extradition appeals, as well as in criminal matters in the Crown Court for both the prosecution and defence. He also has experience in proceeds of crime and prison proceedings.

Mark accepts instructions in private family and care proceedings, as well as applications for non-molestation orders. He also has experience of financial remedy proceedings, including FDR and final hearings.

Mark accepts instructions in a wide range of civil proceedings, including immigration, property, personal injury and general contract matters. Recently, he represented the claimant in a successful loan dispute, and provided written advice to a local authority regarding the use of warrants under the Housing Act 2004.

Mark accepts Direct Public Access instructions.


Mark was called to the Bar in 2012.
CPS appointed prosecutor (Grade 1).
Appointed panel member for the General Dental Council (GDC).


  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.
  • Criminal Bar Association.
  • Defence Extradition Lawyers’ Forum.


  • BPP Law School, BPTC.
  • Oxford Brookes University, GDL.
  • University of Oxford, MPhysPhil (Physics and Philosophy).


  • Walter Wigglesworth Pupillage Scholarship (2013).
  • Kennedy Scholarship (2011).
  • Hardwicke Entrance Award (2011).