Mark Spackman

Call: 1986


Mark practiced for many years in South Wales before joining chambers in 2015 where he will be practicing out of the London office. Mark enjoys a broad commercial and chancery practice with a particular specialization in insolvency work, both personal and corporate. Mark has regularly been instructed for insolvency practitioners and individuals alike in the field of insolvency including the recovery of directors loans, preferences, transactions at an undervalue and fraudulent/wrongful trading. He has acted for individuals subject to director disqualification proceedings and applications for bankruptcy restriction orders and all other aspects of insolvency work.

Mark’s general commercial practice includes banking and finance, sale of goods, contract and consumer disputes.

Mark has extensive experience in partnership related disputes and has acted in high profile partnership disputes including disputes involving solicitors.

Mark’s general chancery experience encompasses property, trusts and probate disputes.

Mark has been recognized for a number of years as a leading junior in commercial law on the Wales & Chester Circuit. Mark has appeared at all levels from the county court to the Court of Appeal and is highly respected by the judiciary in South Wales.

Mark is a CEDR accredited mediator and regularly undertakes the role of mediator in commercial litigation.

When not working, Mark enjoys playing golf (badly), politics, gardening and spending time with his family.

Reported Cases:

  • RTA (Business Consultants) Limited v Bracewell [2015] EWHC 630 [2015] Lloyds Rep. F.C. 357
  • Faraday v Carmarthenshire CC [2004] EWCA 649
  • Evans & Anor v Clarke (t/a FBI Volkswagon Services) & NIG Insurance plc [2007] Lloyds Rep IR 16
  • Gulliksen v Pembrokeshire County Council [2002] 3 W.L.R. 1072


  • LLB (Hons) University of Leicester
  • CEDR Accredited mediator

What the directories say:

Legal 500 2015: Leading junior (top tier) in the field of commercial, banking and insolvency
Experienced in  personal and corporate insolvency, company and partnership disputes

2014: “Pleasant, efficient and clever

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