Mark Jackson - Head of Chambers
MA, LLB (Hons), BSc (Hons); Dip Social Learning Theory & Practice; Dip. Child Care Law & Practice; Cert. Social Service; Cert. Social Care
Mark was called to the Bar in 1997. He is Head of Chambers and is a specialist criminal practitioner.
He has extensive trial experience including serious fraud and money laundering cases, associated confiscation proceedings, cases concerned with drugs importation and the evasion of duty and cases involving serious violence and sexual offences including rape and allegations of child sexual abuse.
He has particular expertise and experience in relation to commercial, company and Revenue and Customs fraud prosecutions and Money Laundering cases having defended in cases prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office, the Serious and Organised Crime Agency and the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and is able to provide advice and representation in relation to the seizure, forfeiture, restraint, confiscation and recovery of assets in both criminal and civil recovery.
Mark specialises in regulatory law, including Fire Safety Law, Trading Law, Food Safety, Health and Safety, Environmental and Planning prosecutions and Licensing including Taxi Licensing.
He has acted on behalf of members of the armed forces and the police and is an accredited High Cost Case panel advocate. He is regularly instructed to advise and act on behalf of Local Authority Regulators and the Fire and Rescue Authorities.
He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers. Mark is authorised by the General Council of the Bar to take instructions on a Direct/Public Access basis.