Mark Hubbard > New Square Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

New Square Chambers
12 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SW
England

Position

Mark is a Chancery barrister with a reputation as a litigator in commercial litigation featuring trusts, contentious trust and estate cases, civil fraud, shareholder disputes, company, insolvency and regulatory matters. He is often instructed to obtain or resist freezing injunctions and other urgent interim remedies. His practice has a substantial offshore and international element. Mark has particular experience of litigation in the Bahamas, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, Singapore and Switzerland and is praised by clients for his quick grasp of complex cases, and for the quality of his advocacy, advice, and client skills.

Publications: Protectors of Trusts (OUP 2013), 1st edition of new international practitioners work. Author of current series of practice notes on shareholder remedies for Lexis PSL.

Career

Called 1991. Registered Foreign Lawyer Singapore International Commercial Court 2020. Licensed Isle of Man Advocate since 2003 on case by case basis. Member of BSB Prosecuting Panel 2005-2019. Lectures internationally and writes on trusts, fraud, offshore litigation, conflicts of law and related topics.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, STEP, ACTAPS, CFLA, Tech Disputes Network.

 

Education

Merton College, Oxford (BA first); City University (Dip Law).

Leisure

Travel.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Mark HubbardNew Square Chambers ‘Mark is one of the best juniors at the Chancery Bar. He is devilishly clever and great to work with.’

New Square Chambers is ‘a great set of chambers’ with a ‘good contentious probate offering’ and a deep bench of trust practitioners, both silks and juniors. Nicholas Le Poidevin KC is ‘held in high regard by his peers, clients, and judges’ and is well known for contentious trusts, will and estates practice. Lynton Tucker is ‘always very up to date with current trends in the field of trusts’ and recently advised on Hawksford Trustees Jersey Ltd v P Ltd, a matter relating to scope of the remedy for which could be granted for a mistake in the Jersey Court of Appeal. Mark Hubbard is described as ‘a clever junior’, while Aidan Briggs is ‘extremely bright, responsive and very personable’ and is currently handling The estate of Israel Perry, a complex case for which litigation is ongoing in three jurisdictions between beneficiaries and trustees.

London Bar > Company

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Mark HubbardNew Square Chambers ‘Devilishly clever and great to work with too.’

Barristers at New Square Chambershave excellent strength and depth in chancery matters‘ with a company law offering that covers both contentious and advisory matters. In Al Assam and nine others v Tsouvelekakis, Simon Adamyk is instructed by the former party in a case involving a number of different systems of law, novel legal issues and complex issues of jurisdiction and enforcement. Mark Hubbard is another experienced junior whose recent highlights include cases in Singapore, the Isle of Man and Guernsey.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Mark HubbardNew Square Chambers ‘Mark is an expert in all things trusts. He advises in a straightforward and concise way no matter how complex the issues. Easy to deal with.’