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Chambers of Simon Denison QC

21 COLLEGE HILL, LONDON, EC4R 2RP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3301 0910
DX:
135185 CHEAPSIDE
Email:
Web:
www.6kbw.com

Mark Weekes

Tel:
Work 020 3301 0910
Email:
6KBW COLLEGE HILL (Chambers of Simon Denison QC)

Position

Mark has an excellent reputation as an advisory, trial and appellate lawyer. He is instructed to act in a wide variety of both criminal and civil law matters. He brings a tactical awareness and an eye for detail to every matter in which he is instructed. He is well known for his measured and calm advocacy in Court, which frequently results in a successful outcome to contested matters. He has particular experience in cases with international aspect, having spent time working in the United States, New Zealand and Brazil. In 2011 he was admitted as an attorney of the Bar of the Turks and Caicos Islands specifically to advise on a massive-scale corruption enquiry and prosecution. Recent cases have included acting for the defence in a notorious quadruple murder; a lorry driver charged with importation of over 100 kilos of cocaine; arson with intent to endanger life; a request for extradition by the Government of Rwanda for an alleged genocidaire in the 1994 genocide in that country.

Career

Called 1999. Crown Prosecution Service Prosecutor (Grade 3).

Member

CBA; South Eastern Circuit.

Education

University of Oxford, MA (Hons), Modern History.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Mark Weekes - 6KBW College HillUnflappable on his feet.

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International crime and extradition

Within: International crime and extradition - Leading juniors

Mark Weekes - 6KBW College HillHe is exceptionally hardworking and has a real ability to grasp and process complex issues.

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