He is a leading expert in education law and governance and has been recommended as a leader in his field for almost 20 years in Chambers and Legal 500. Chambers ranks him as one of only two lawyers ranked in Band One nationally for recommended schools lawyers. Mark also has over 20 years' experience of serving in governance roles in the school, academy and further education sectors. Between 2011 and 2021, Mark served as the Chair of the L.E.A.D Academy Trust, a 25 school multi-academy trust operating in the East Midlands, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire region educating over 10,500 children and young people.

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