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Mark Fell

| Call 2004

Profile: Banking and Financial Services

Experience and Expertise

Mark is recommended in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for his banking and consumer finance work. Mark has particular experience and expertise in retail matters. His clients include financial institutions, regulators and private individuals.

Mark’s expertise extends in particular to the operation of the various overlapping regulatory regimes in this area. He regularly advises on issues in connection with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the FCA Handbook (especially BCOBS, MCOB and CONC). He also advises on cases involving the Financial Ombudsman Service. He has expertise in fairness regimes, such as the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 and the fair treatment of customers initiative.

He regularly advises on the drafting of documentation relating to financial services products and has particular expertise and experience in drafting consumer documentation in plain intelligible language. Mark is also often engaged to advise on due diligence exercises in relation to acquisitions involving retail financial services products.

Mark also acts in a substantial amount of banking and finance litigation, from cases about the misselling of interest rate swaps to Tribunal litigation concerned with the regulatory authorisations of financial services firms.

Cases and Work of Note

Publications

Mark is an editor of Wurtzburg & Mills on Building Society Law, which he co-edits jointly with colleagues, Malcolm Waters QCElizabeth Ovey and Henry Day.

He is also the author, along with Malcolm and Elizabeth, of Retail Mortgages: Law, Regulation and Procedure, published by Sweet & Maxwell.

Mark Fell
"He represents both financial institutions and consumers and is noted for being unassuming and very effective and bright"

Chambers UK