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Mark joined Foot Anstey in 2018 as Partner in our corporate team returning to private practice after 15 years leading in-house teams as General Counsel and Company secretary of the premium listed public companies AA plc, Domino’s Group plc (both were FTSE 250) and media group, Future plc.
His roles were strategic and wide ranging, leading large in-house teams supporting major national and international businesses in delivering practical, commercial, solutions-focused advice.
Before moving in-house, Mark was a magic circle corporate lawyer with ten years of experience in public and private M&A, IPOs, group restructurings and financings and corporate governance issues.
In addition to legal and company secretarial at the AA, he also headed the risk, compliance, BCP and central assurance functions at the AA, delivering a holistic approach to risk, legal and reputational issues.
Mark has a wealth of experience across all aspects of corporate life from his core corporate areas, governance, remuneration, share schemes, AGMs, dividends and distributable reserves, IP, brand protection, data strategy implementation and transformational change – including senior Board changes and other major projects.
Mark has a reputation for strong leadership and delivering commercially effective, solutions-focused legal advice. In addition, he has overseen major reputation management projects including significant litigation and data breach management.