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  • 5 King's Bench Walk, Temple, London EC4Y 7DN
  • T: +44 (0) 20 7353 5638
  • clerks@5kbw.co.uk
  • Out of Hours: 07738 328059
  • DX: LDE 367 London
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Practice Profile

A determined defence advocate with a wealth of experience, Mark Dacey will take good care of your case and your client. A successful Senior Junior who meticulously prepares Mark has a professional yet realistic attitude and has an approachable style that is appreciated by clients and juries alike.

Dealing with all aspects of criminal law Mark Dacey has wide experience in cases of fraud and financial crime, homicide and serious violence, cases involving the trafficking and supply of drugs and historic sexual offending. His practice is solely for the defence and often as leading Counsel

With a particular skill in fraud he has defended in cases involving Hawala banking,  “Ponzi” fraud  boiler room fraud, banking frauds, mortgage frauds, and cases involving HMRC offences. He regularly undertakes cases relating to confiscation issues and provides advice and representation in restraint and enforcement proceedings..

Mark Dacey has defended in the full spectrum of violence allegations and has successfully appealed murder convictions and handled homicide cases as sole and lead Counsel as well as having lectured on the controversial area of joint enterprise in murder.

He has comprehensive expertise in cases of historic sexual offending and in dealing with vulnerable defendants, witnesses and those suffering with mental health difficulties. Other regular instructions include cases connected with  firearms legislation and inquests

Mr Dacey is known for his excellent judgement and the ability to put his client at ease. His reputation amongst those that instruct him is one of hard work, meticulous preparation and excellent client care.

He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and the Fraud Lawyers Association.

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