Mark Wyeth QC

1983 (QC 2009)

"outstanding with clients"

Bencher of the Inner Temple

2015 saw Mark instructed in a series of high profile cases including;

  • Peter Hook’s successful application for a derivative claim in the Chancery Division regarding the trade mark for the pop group New Order.
  • Defending Stephen Fry's finaceregarding a driving offence.
  • Paris Metro Ex RUC Officer.
  • Kerry Dixon (Chelsea FC & England).

Appearing for the defence in a series of high profile murder cases;

  • R v Piktorov (subject of an unsuccessful AG’s Reference).
  • R v Field (acquittal of murder).
  • R v Cameron (acquittal of murder).

Mark is a very experienced Barrister who practices from chambers in London (5 Paper Buildings) and Cardiff (Apex Chambers) and is a Member of the Bar of Northern Ireland.

The focus of Mark’s practice is predominantly criminal law and he has a long established specialism in intellectual property law acting, inter alia, as a recognised trade mark counsel and as an appointed mediator with the Music Publishers Association. Mark recently advised upon, drafted the principles contracts and is credited as an executive producer regarding the film ‘Rise of the Foot Soldier 2’.

Mark is an expert in serious organised crime and fraud cases (appointed as an approved Queen’s Counsel prosecutor with the Serious Fraud Office) and conducts trials for both defence and prosecution involving VAT frauds, murder, sexual offences and drug importation cases. Mark is an ‘Accredited Advocate’ for complex criminal cases (VHCC) with the Legal Services Commission.

Mark holds an Honours Degree in Law from Leicester Polytechnic, a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law from the London School of Economics, University of London and is a qualified arbitrator and mediator and Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


• Appointed Queens Counsel - 2009
• Appointed Bencher of Inner Temple - 2014
• MCIArb– Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
• Mediator with the Music Publishers Association
• Member of the Criminal Bar Association

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