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30th March - 1st April 2022
Hotel Alfonso XIIISeville

Mark Harries QC
Barrister at Serjeants Inn


Mark specialises in business and financial crime, professional discipline and regulatory work, in particular in the medical legal , and financial sectors. An “outstanding advocate” with “gallons of charm” who is known for his “phenomenal way of cutting through to the heart of a case“, he provides a first class service for private client individuals accused of fraud, serious crime and professional misconduct. He also has a wealth of experience defending murder and manslaughter cases.

In 25 years of practice at the Bar, Mark has acquired an outstanding reputation as a “razor-sharp, immaculate advocate” in a range of work that encompasses serious financial crime and fraud, all types of homicide and professional misconduct with a particular focus on the medical and healthcare professions.

Mark is renowned for his exceptional work ethic and refined, strategic approach to business crime, including white collar and corporate fraud, and for the care and sensitivity with which he deals with every client. Mark has a wealth of experience defending company directors and corporate bodies in cases alleging tax fraud, fraudulent trading and corruption at all levels and even in the most complex trial has “a phenomenal way of cutting through to the heart of a case.”

He is particularly sought-after to defend high net worth and high profile individuals accused of serious violence or sexual offences, where reputation as well as liberty is at stake. He “works tirelessly and meticulously to achieve the best outcome for defendants” in properly resourced cases of complexity and importance to individuals, their careers and their families. He is frequently privately instructed to provide pre-charge strategic advice, in relation both to anticipated criminal proceedings and related disciplinary or internal investigations.

Agenda Sessions

  • Debate: Are Unexplained Wealth Orders losing their teeth after NCA v Baker?


Speakers at this event