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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  EWHC 1005 (family, Jersey trusts); Re Fenox (UK) Ltd  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.
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.
Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; PNBA; CFLA; ACTAPS; STEP.
Merton College, Oxford (BA first); City University (Dip Law).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2
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.