Expertise

Marc acts for financial institutions, public and private companies, states and state-entities, and high net worth individuals in complex commercial and financial disputes. His key practice areas include securities litigation, company and shareholder disputes, professional negligence, fraud claims, asset tracing and related injunctions such as freezing orders.

Recognition

Marc is recommended in The Legal 500, where he is described as a “smart and commercially astute” litigator who is “very popular with clients”. He is the lead partner representing claimants in a dispute recognised as one of the Top 20 cases of 2017 by The Lawyer.

Experience

Marc’s recent experience includes acting:

  • For European investors in the first UK claim against a rating agency and major bank for alleged fraudulent and negligent rating and marketing of complex financial products
  • For US investors in claims for US$650m concerning a failed Islamic bond (sukuk)
  • On a Privy Council appeal for a BVI company against former directors
  • For mezzanine lenders resisting a non-consensual debt restructuring
  • In the Court of Appeal for off-shore entities resisting jurisdiction of the English courts

Career

Marc read law as an undergraduate and postgraduate at Oxford University and qualified as a solicitor at Ashurst in 1999. He joined Stewarts in December 2009 and has been a partner since May 2013.

Accreditations and Memberships

  • International Bar Association
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association
  • Association International Jeunesse Avocat

Personal

Marc enjoys spending time with his family, triathlons and skiing.