Mark is a London-based partner who specialises in aviation insurance. Since qualifying in 2003, Mark has focused on advising airlines and their insurers on liability issues, including passenger and third party injury and property damage, delay, denied boarding, discrimination, cargo, subrogation and hull claims. He handles small claims and major loss/complex matters as well as advising on consumer regulatory issues.
The majority of Mark’s work concerns advising and handling major carrier claims throughout Europe, North America, Africa and Australasia, either directly or with correspondent lawyers. Mark also supervises claims in South America. Mark brings an additional level of experience to his practice, as a qualified private pilot.
Mark’s experience ranges from working on the Pan Am Lockerbie loss, through to the recent Las Vegas engine failure. Mark has been directly involved with every significant insured loss affecting British Airways since 2001.
He is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).
"Mark Welbourn, [who] is ‘great for defence work’…" The Legal 500 UK 2017
- Qualified in England and Wales in 2003