Mark Arnold KC

KC 2013, Called to the Bar 1988

Mark is an experienced advocate with more than 30 years’ experience, who specialises in domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency law, banking and finance, commercial law and company law.

He has appeared or advised in major restructurings and insolvencies and other substantial matters in many sectors, including energy (Yunneng Wind Power, Bulb Energy, TXU), engineering, procurement and construction (McDermott – CB&I UK) oil and gas (Seven Energy, Paragon Offshore, Prospector and others), entertainment (Cineworld), banking and financial services (MF Global, ARM Asset backed Securities, SAAD, Lehman, Kaupthing, BCCI and others), pensions (Silentnight, Box Clever, Lehman: Storm Funding, and Dana), retail (Steinhoff, Stripes, Card Protection Plan, Woolworths), shipping (Northsea Base Investments Group and others, principally Chinese and Korean shipbuilders), telecommunications (Phones4U, Hellas Telecommunications, Dolphin and others) and logistics (Syncreon).

Mark is the editor of the 4th edition of Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies, published by Oxford University Press in January 2024, to which he has also contributed chapters on directors’ duties.

The leading guides to the UK Bar have variously described Mark as “a very, very good advocate who is easy to deal with and liked by clients. His written work is top drawer”, “very thorough, extremely intelligent and very good to work with” and “diligent, calm, well-organised and a pleasure to deal with”.

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