Mark Lake

Mark Lake

  • Job Title: Senior Solicitor
  • Admitted as a Solicitor 01.11.1989
  • Area of Law: Police Pensions
    K5 Police Pension Forfeiture
    Injury on Duty and Injury Pension Awards
    Professional Discipline
    Police Law
    Civil Claims
    Criminal Law

Mark Lake, 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 Pension awards. He has successfully advised through to statutory appeals, judicial reviews and the Court of Appeal, changing 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/

https://www.narpo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Precis-of-Commissioner-of-Police-of-the-Metropolis-v-PMAB-and-Walther-Apr-2013.pdf

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.

https://www.theguardian.com/media/operation-elveden

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35666520

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

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/oct/19/met-police-detectives-cleared-retrial

https://policeconduct.gov.uk/tags/corruption-and-abuse-power

Instructed by the PFEW, Mark has successfully challenged cases at 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.

https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/cleveland-police-unlawfully-seized-officers-12532603

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