Mishcon de Reya has recruited the Founding Partner of Davis & Co, Mark Davis, along with a team from the firm including an Associate and Trainee Solicitors. Mark and the team join the firm today, 23 April.
An experienced litigator, Mark was formerly a partner at Watson, Farley & Williams, where he was one of three elected members on the firm’s Management Committee. He went on to set up Curtis Davis Garrard with two colleagues before founding his own firm, Davis & Co, in 2003.
Throughout his career, Mark has handled major disputes and advised on a range of contractual and tortious issues across a broad range of industries, including banking and financial services, IT & telecoms, professional negligence and shipping/oil and gas - including sale and purchase disputes. He also has strong arbitration experience.
Commenting on Mark and his team's appointment, Kasra Nouroozi, Head of the Dispute Resolution department at Mishcon de Reya, said: "Mark has a proven track record of acting in some major and complex disputes in the UK and a number of foreign jurisdictions. He is a fantastic fit, and we know that he will greatly contribute to our Dispute Resolution offering."
Mark added: "My team and I are delighted to be joining Mishcon de Reya at such an exciting time in its development. We very much look forward to building upon the existing capability of the firm's formidable Dispute Resolution department and to be able to offer our clients a broader range of services."
Mark's appointment has been covered in The Lawyer: Mishcon bolts on City litigation boutique (subscription only).