Mark Lyne


Mark has been a specialist family law barrister for over 20 years, having previously had experience in a variety of common law disciplines. He has developed a particular expertise in areas of law that relate to the challenges that affect families and family relationships.

The fact that Mark offers expertise in areas beyond those relating simply to marital breakdown allows him to offer more comprehensive assistance in financial remedy and related financial disputes.

Mark has many years of experience in both public law and private law children cases. He has had plenty of recent experience of cases involving international relocation and also of disputes involving the children of same sex relationships.

Mark welcomes instructions under direct access in appropriate cases both in the area of disputes over children and in relation to the division of capital and income after the breakdown of a marriage. He has a reputation as someone whom clients find approachable and sensible.

Separately and additionally Mark has, over the last 20 years or so, developed an expertise in the field of civil actions against the police and other regulatory authorities. He generally represents claimants and has conducted many successful claims against a number of police forces, local authorities and the prison service. For details of recent actions against the police/regulatory bodies cases click here.

Description of Practice


Important Family Cases

Professional Memberships