Mark Twomey

Joint Head of Coram Chambers

Mark joined Coram in 2005 and is interested in complex cases involving severe injuries, international movement of children and abduction, with a particular expertise in BIIR. 

Mark lectures frequently on Adoption, Contempt of Court, BIIR and Abduction, including to the Local Government Lawyers Association, the ALC, to solicitors and within Chambers. He  most recently addressed practitioners, in conjunction with Barnardos, on the legal issues in relation to trafficked children in care proceedings.

Most recently he was junior counsel in the local authority's successful appeal to the Supreme Court in Re N [2016] UKSC 15 (concerning the application of Brussels II Revised, particularly Article 15, to care proceedings).

Mark is to be appointed Queen's Counsel later in February.