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Mark Love

Mark Love obtained a BSc in Chemistry from University College London and was Called to the Bar in 1979.

Mark Love commenced practice in a Common Law Chambers undertaking a wide variety of family, criminal and general civil work. For the last decade his practice has been predominantly one of dealing with high level family law matters involving all aspects of the discipline and several multi-million pound cases.

Mark Love deals with Family Property disputes including Inheritance Act claims and contested probate and Family financial matters including applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989, the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and the Inheritance Act 1975.

He has been involved in high profile divorce and ancillary relief proceedings involving a wide spectrum from modest needs based cases to those involving awards in excess of £20,000,000. He also deals with Public and Private Law applications under the Children Act 1989 and International Child Abduction both within and outside the Hague Convention and Domestic & International adoptions.

In care proceedings he has built up a particular expertise within the difficult and contentious area of serious non-accidental injuries, most recently having lead Lyndsey Sambrooks-Wright of his chambers for the Local Authority in LB of Islington v Al Alas and Wray [2012] EWHC 865 (Fam).

He regularly acts for Local Authorities, Parents and Children in care proceedings.

Mark Love has a continued involvement with charities, through serving as a Trustee of the Mammal Society and for over twenty years he has been an honorary legal advisor to the British Trust for Ornithology.

Mark Love is a member of Gray’s Inn and Inner Temple.