Mark was appointed Director of Legal and Risk Services and of Welsh Risk Pool Services in 2020, after more than two decades working with us as a clinical negligence/general advisory solicitor and team manager.
Mark has an LLB law degree, an LLM Masters degree in Commercial Law/Marine Affairs and a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Service Management, all awarded by Cardiff University.
Mark’s areas of special interest are clinical negligence claims, health funding disputes and governance. Mark has provided legal advice on a very wide range of one-off legal conundrums that face NHS bodies in their day to day business, having advised on over 3,000 individual legal issues in the last decade. Mark led Legal and Risk Services’ activity and engagement with Welsh Government to implement the GP indemnity scheme which commenced in 2019.
Like many of our team managers, Mark has more than two decades experience of clinical negligence claims, having managed over 1,000 clinical negligence of them and acted in more than 100 inquests.