Mark Clarke is a partner in White & Case's Dispute Resolution department in London. He co-heads the firm's Global Oil & Gas Disputes Group.
Mark has significant experience in international arbitration and has acted as counsel and advocate in arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, the LCIA, the DIFC-LCIA, the SCC and UNCITRAL. Mark also has considerable experience of resolving disputes through litigation (both in the English courts and elsewhere) and other forms of dispute resolution, such as adjudication and mediation.
Mark has represented governments, state owned entities and some of the largest companies in the world in numerous complex cross-border disputes. He has advised on disputes arising in or related to the following jurisdictions: Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, the Cayman Islands, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Morocco, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Russia, Sao Tome & Principe, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Spain, Thailand, Tunisia, the UAE, the USA and the Yemen.
In addition to his experience in the oil & gas sector, Mark has significant experience of product liability litigation, consumer safety issues, collective redress and private competition litigation, and he has acted for clients in relation to investigations concerning mis-selling, market manipulation and bribery and corruption.
Mark is a member of the UK Committee of the World Petroleum Council. He sat on the drafting committee of the AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement and he has been a faculty member at various AIPN conferences. He has also taught at the Lagos Court of Arbitration Executive Training School.