Mark Lake

Senior Solicitor 

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  • Job Title: Senior Solicitor

 

  • Admitted as a Solicitor 01.11.1989

 

  • Areas of Law:

Police Pensions
Police Law
Civil Claims
Criminal Law
K5 Police Pension Forfeiture
Injury on Duty and Injury Pension Awards
Professional Discipline

 

Summary

Mark Lake, Senior Solicitor at Taylor Law has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with all areas of Police Discipline, Police Law, Injury on Duty Pension Awards and Police Pension Cases.

Mark is a highly regarded Panel Solicitor for the Police Federation of England and Wales, (PFEW).

Mark is one of country’s leading specialists in Police Pension Law, Police ill-health, Police Medical Appeal Boards (PMAB) and Injury on Duty awards. He has successfully advised through to statutory appeals, judicial reviews and the Court of Appeal. His work has lead to changes in the law regarding Police Pensions in numerous cases including:

https://www.narpo.org/laws-v-pmab/judgement-in-the-case-of-belinda-laws-v-the-police-medical-appeals-board-2009/

https://police.community/topic/193753-misconduct-panel-lqcs-have-not-brought-in-quality-and-fairness/

https://police.community/topic/193753-misconduct-panel-lqcs-have-not-brought-in-quality-and-fairness/

He is highly regarded within the complex area of K5 Pension Forfeiture cases, successfully conducting a large amount of Crown Court Appeal cases and advising all officers involved in Operation Elveden.

Mark has represented Police Officers across the country in Professional Discipline, Police Medical Appeal Boards and Criminal cases, including high profile cases involving serious corruption such as Operation Russia.

Instructed by the PFEW, Mark has brought successful challenge cases in the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) for breaches of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) including abuses of the Data Protection Act.

Mark’s expertise extends to cases involving Malicious Prosecution, Misfeasance in Public Office and Racism within the Police Force He has achieved substantial compensation rewards on behalf of his clients.

‘Cleveland Police unlawfully seized officers’ and journalists’ phone records, judges rule’

 

 

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