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Halliwell, Mark

Mark Halliwell is a senior barrister practising in the law of general chancery and commercial law. 

He also undertakes work in the areas of contract and commercial law, commercial arbitration and professional negligence in each of his specialist areas and work on the interface of chancery and public law. 

In 1991 he was appointed as counsel to the attorney general, in Manchester, in relation to the law of charity. Between 1992 and 2001, he regularly appeared on behalf of the secretary of state in directors’ disqualification proceedings. More recently, he has appeared in a significant number of cases relating to the law of property and trusts, including the enforcement of contracts for the sale of land, break clauses and access rights. He recently appeared on a successful High Court claim for damages for professional negligence arising out of the conduct of proceedings relating to the title to
land.

His practice encompasses contentious and non-contentious work and he acts for a wide range of clients, including banks, development companies, professional firms and public authorities. He was appointed to sit as a recorder in 2003.

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36 Young Street
Manchester
M3 3FT
UK

Silks: 13
Juniors: 83
Head of chambers: Dr Nicholas Braslavsky QC
Chief Clerks: Colin Griffin, Bill Brown, Stephen Loxton
Chambers director: Debra Andrés
Website: www.kingschambers.com