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Mark Galtrey

Called 2015

Mark Galtrey

Mark Galtrey practices in all areas of commercial and residential landlord and tenant law and real property law. As a pupil he was supervised by Philip Sissons, Greville Healey, Stephanie Tozer and Tamsin Cox and gained experience in specialist areas such as telecommunications, agricultural holdings, and compulsory purchase. He also assisted Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC in the landmark case of Lynn Shellfish v Loose [2016] UKSC 14, now the definitive statement of the law of prescription. 

  • Education

    Before coming to the Bar, Mark obtained a first class degree in Natural Sciences from Selwyn College Cambridge, being placed top in the University in the Part II examinations. He went on to complete a PhD in the quantum physics of LEDs before joining the UK Civil Service in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. While there, he qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant, twice being placed in the top ten globally in examinations. In the Civil Service, Mark was responsible for valuing complex financial assets, and acted as lead financial negotiator with HM Treasury. He completed his GDL and BPTC at City Law School, being graded Outstanding and winning the prestigious Senior Moot competition. 

    Away from work, Mark is a semi-professional cellist and orchestral conductor. 

  • Professional

    Mark was called to the Bar in 2015 by Lincoln’s Inn, who awarded him the Lord Mansfield Scholarship, the Lord Brougham Scholarship, the Hardwicke Scholarship, and the Buchanan Prize.

    Mark is a member of the Chancery Bar Association and the Property Bar Association.