Mark Walsh co-heads Sidley’s capital markets group in the EMEA region. He is qualified to practise New York, English and Hong Kong law. He joined the firm in New York in 1986, moved to Hong Kong in 1994 to help establish an office for the firm there, and then to London, where he has been resident since 1999.

Mark advises public and private sector clients. He has worked with governments and other sovereign and quasi-sovereign clients, as well as with companies from a broad range of industries, including banking, insurance and other financial services; oil, gas and petrochemicals; pharmaceuticals and life sciences; automotive; paper and forest products; telecommunications, media and technology; real estate; and food services and distribution.

Strong leadership in advising clients has earned Mark acknowledgement from numerous industry publications, including the 2018 and 2017 editions of Chambers UK, which recognise him as a Leading Individual in the area of Capital Markets: Debt. He has also been deemed a Foreign Expert in Chambers Global 2017 for Capital Markets: Debt and Equity. He is listed as a Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000 2017 and The Legal 500 UK 2017.