Mark Healing - DAC Beachcroft

Mark Healing's Expertise


Mark Healing

Mark is an insurance dispute resolution lawyer in our London office. He specialises in the coverage and defence of complex, high value claims against a range of professionals, including accountants, actuaries, barristers, brokers, D&O, IFAs, solicitors and surveyors.

Mark often advises in claims featuring allegations of fraud or dishonesty, a number of which have required expert IT forensic evidence, and is also experienced in securing interim relief including mandatory injunctions, security for costs, summary judgment and strike-out.

Mark also has hands-on experience of the London Market, having spent six months on secondment at a leading London Market insurer and reinsurer.

Reported decisions include:

  • Healey v Shoosmiths [2016] EWHC 1723, concerning the scope of a solicitor's duty to advise a sophisticated client in a superyacht transaction, in which Mark gave evidence on his clients' behalves at trial.
  • Lewis and others v Ward Hadaway [2015] EWHC 3503 (Ch) – a successful multi-claim summary judgment application which is the leading case on limitation in the context of court fee abuse.
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