Mark Wyeth QC

Mark Wyeth

Visiting Professor of Law, London Law Consortium

BA (Hons), Leicester Polytechnic
LLM (Commercial Law), London School of Economics, University of London

Mark Wyeth has been teaching Comparative Criminal Law at the University of Iowa College of Law since 1995. He is based in London and has been working with the London Law Consortium and American law students continuously since 1991.

Wyeth is an accredited lecturer with the American Bar Association, the Bar Council and the Law Society. He holds an Honors Degree in Law from Leicester Polytechnic, a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law from the London School of Economics, University of London and is a qualified arbitrator and mediator and Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Wyeth was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1983 and the Bar of Northern Ireland in 2010. In 2009, he was appointed Queen’s Counsel. This is the highest rank a Barrister can obtain. He is a very experienced Barrister who practices from chambers in London (5 Paper Buildings) and Cardiff (Apex Chambers).

In November 2011, Wyeth joined Aschfords Law LLP in Harrow, Middlesex as a partner. The focus of his practice is criminal law and he has a long established speciality in intellectual property law, acting, inter alia, as a recognised trademark counsel and as an appointed mediator with the Music Publishers Association. Wyeth is an expert in serious organized crime and fraud cases (appointed as an approved Queen’s Counsel prosecutor with the Serious Fraud Office ) and conducts trials for both defense and prosecution involving VAT frauds, murder, sexual offences and drug importation cases. Mark is an ‘Accredited Advocate’ for complex criminal cases with the Legal Services Commission. He also practices in the field of regulatory work undertaking defense work for Doctors and Chiropractors.

In 2010, he was appointed the Chairman of the Disciplinary Appeals Committee with the accountancy professional regulatory body CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy). CIPFA members are predominantly specialist accountants who work with HM Treasury and as financial advisors to local government authorities.