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

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

Position

Mark Hubbard is a Chancery barrister with a reputation as a litigator in contentious trust and estates cases, civil fraud, business crime, company, insolvency and commercial litigation, as well as advisory work in those fields. His practice has a substantial offshore and international element. Mark has particular experience of litigation in the Bahamas, the Isle of Man, Guernsey,Jersey and Switzerland. He is praised by clients for his quick grasp of complex cases, reliability and for the quality of his advocacy, advice and client skills. His most recent cases include: Abela v Badaarani (2015, Ch.D. civil fraud); Dinglis Properties Ltd v Dinglis Management Ltd (2016, Ch.D. civil fraud) Re K Trust, 31/2015 (Guernsey, trusts); CS v ACS [2015] EWHC 1005 (family, Jersey trusts); Re Fenox (UK) Ltd [2015] All ER(D)38(Jan) (insolvency, arbitration).

Author of Protectors of Trusts (OUP 2013), 1st edition of a new international practitioners work. When ‘fraud’ does not unravel all, Trusts & Trustees (2013) 19 (10): 992-99. More about Schmidt, TQR June 2014. And what’s yours is mine too, TQR March 2016.

Career

Called 1991; Middle Temple; licensed as an advocate of the Isle of Man Bar on case-by-case basis since 2003; member of Bar Standards Board Prosecution Panel; Regular speaker at international trusts and litigation conferences.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; PNBA; CFLA; ACTAPS; STEP.

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 ChambersAn encyclopaedic brain and savvy approach make him an outstanding advocate.

New Square Chambers is a ‘well-known and highly regarded set’ with a ‘small but impressive cadre of specialist traditional Chancery barristers who are among the leading practitioners in this area.’ In Lutfi Talib in British and Malayan Trustees Ltd v Talib Nicholas Le Poidevin QC advised on the terms of an old settlement in Singapore that had made complicated provision for the settlor’s family to share in its income. The Singapore court ruled in favour of the brothers following the terms of Le Poidevin’s advice. Also of note, Mark Hubbard‘s practice goes from strength to strength as he ascends the junior rankings.

London Bar > Offshore

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Mark HubbardNew Square ChambersAn encyclopaedic brain and savvy approach make him an outstanding advocate.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Mark HubbardNew Square ChambersHis advice is clear and pragmatic and he is great fun to work with; an encyclopaedic brain and savvy approach make him an outstanding advocate.