Mark Allen > Chambers of Ruth Henke QC > Cardiff, > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Ruth Henke QC
30 Park Place Chambers
30 PARK PLACE
CARDIFF
CF10 3BS

Position

Mark is highly experienced in difficult high profile and high value cases as well as cases with vulnerable clients. He prides himself on being a friendly, approachable and very patient barrister – neccesary when dealing with these cases. He remains aware of the anxiety caused to clients by the proceedings / dispute and is conscious of the need to save costs as far as possible, sometimes by thinking out of the box.

Mark’s practice sits predominantly across South and West Wales and into border counties in England.

He is Head of the Education Team and sits across Wales conducting Tribunal Hearings.

Mark is also fully qualified to carry out advocacy work on a direct access basis.

Career

Called 1981; Middle Temple. Legal Services Commission Review Panel Board – 2000; part-time chairman of the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales – 2003.

Memberships

FLBA.

Education

Wallington High School; Cardiff University (1980 LLB (Hons)).

Leisure

Fishing, walking, five aside football, reading.