Mark Taylor


Mark is an experienced practitioner in contentious trust, asset tracking and shareholder disputes.

Having qualified as an Advocate in 1996 he has a formidable reputation as a lawyer who has considerable experience in advising on the complex laws that govern Jersey.

Mark was the advocate for the plaintiffs in the long running Alhamrani case. The matter commenced in 2003 and was a full time commitment involving numerous court appearances in the Royal Court, the Appeal court and the Privy Council. The actual trial which commenced in late 2008 ran for 103 days.

He has wide ranging experience in providing advice in shareholder disputes to directors and local fund companies and acted in the Greater Europe Deep Value Fund II litigation in 2012.

  • Advocate - Jersey
  • Solicitor - England & Wales (non-practising)  
  • 'Leading Lawyers' category - 2018, 2017 Citywealth Leaders List
  • 'Leader in their field' - Chambers UK, Europe and Global 2019 and 2018
  • 'Honours List' in the 'Leading Lawyers Contentious Trusts' category - 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Citywealth Leaders List
  • 'Prominent Figure' in the 'Leading Lawyers Contentious Trusts' category - 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Citywealth Leaders List

He is very engaging with clients and very effective

Chambers and Partners

His advice is very pragmatic and to the point, he gets straight to the crux of a matter

Chambers and Partners

A big hitter – he is fabulous on his feet, has the ear of the court and is unflappable

Legal 500