Mark Arnold > South Square > London, England > Lawyer Profile

South Square
South Square
3-4 SOUTH SQUARE, GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5HP
England

Position

Mark specialises in domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency, banking and finance, commercial law and company law.

In recent years, Mark has appeared or advised in major restructurings and insolvencies and other substantial matters in various sectors, including energy (TXU), oil and gas (Paragon Offshore, Prospector and others), banking and financial services (MF Global, ARM Asset backed Securities, SAAD, Lehman, Kaupthing and others), pensions (Lehman: Storm Funding and Dana), retail (Stripes, Card Protection Plan, Woolworths), shipping (Northsea Base Investments Group and others, principally Chinese and Korean shipbuilders), telecommunications (Phones4U, Hellas Telecommunications, Dolphin and others).

Mark is a contributor to Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies (Mortimore, OUP, 3rd edition 2017: chapters on directors’ duties) and Cross-Border Insolvency Fourth Edition (Sheldon, Bloomsbury, 2015: chapter on the EU Insolvency Regulation). He was co-author (with Peter Arden QC) of the joint response of the Chancery Bar Association and the Bar Council to the EU consultation on the amendment of the Insolvency Regulation 1346/2000, leading to the recast Insolvency Regulation 2015/848.

Career

Called 1988; QC 2013.

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Downing College, University of Cambridge (1990 MA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Silks -

Mark Arnold QC



South Square



His submissions always carry weight with the judge.

London Bar > Insolvency

Within: Leading Silks -

Mark Arnold QC



South Square



Very conscientious and considered in his advice, and an absolute gent to deal with.