Mark Ashley - Courts Martial

Mark Ashley - Courts Martial profile

He was instructed in the first War Crimes trial held in the UK and went on to complete two years as counsel representing a core participant in the Baha Mousa Public Inquiry, chaired by Sir William Gage – which was the largest inquiry into the murder and torture of civilians in Iraq while in British Military custody.

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Overview

Year of call: 1993
Areas of specialism:
  • Business and Commercial
  • Courts Martial
  • Criminal
  • Inquests and Inquiries
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
  • Public Access and Direct Access
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary
Professional associations:
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
Notable Cases:
  • Mark was instructed as a leading junior in the largest ever human trafficking case in the UK. He represented the main defendant in the case that had international connections to organised crime and prostitution.