Mark Radford

Senior Solicitor

About Mark Radford

27 years’ experience

Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1991 after training in private practice. Mark joined Invicta Law’s Dispute Resolution and Employment team in 2017 having worked at Kent Legal Services for twenty years.

Mark is a public law specialist and has developed a comprehensive understanding of the challenges that public sector organisations can face through governance issues whether reputational, financial or through litigation.

Mark provides commercial regulatory advice including data protection, freedom of information, disclosure and barring scheme requirements, advice on member code of conduct and standards, local authority finance and education advice.

Mark also advises extensively on the pension issues relating to TUPE transfers, under the LGPS, the NHS and the Civil Service Regulations.

Mark has been an adviser to a large fire and rescue authority for twenty years and understands the particular issues that those authorities face.

Areas of expertise

  • Employment
  • Education
  • TUPE
  • Pensions
Mark prides himself on engaging with problems from the client’s perspective. Clients praise him for his efficiency, speed and technical expertise.

Mark prides himself on engaging with problems from the client’s perspective. Clients praise him for his efficiency, speed and technical expertise.

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Client testimonials

“Sarah provides excellent advice, often off the cuff at the end of the phone when urgent matters arise. She is extremely good at explaining the intricacies of planning law in layman’s terms, which is very much appreciated. Sarah is a reliable and conscientious colleague who I do not hesitate to contact for guidance and clarity in often high-pressured situations. She is well respected amongst her peers and colleagues, and officers very much appreciate her knowledge and calming influence.”
Planning & Highways Client
“I am writing in praise of your support. As someone in the firing line of an ultra-aggressive legal team for the first time in my life, this was a traumatic and, at times, upsetting process. You were at my side, dispensing wise and calming counsel throughout. You have been readily available when crises occurred, have been a wonderful listener and, in the end, we reached an outcome that was highly satisfactory for our school and its pupils. I cannot speak highly enough of the way that you handled this case, and I thank you and your firm for the support you gave me. Being a chair of governors, sworn to confidentiality, can be a lonely business! You kept me sane.”
Chair of School Governors
“You’ve been incredibly helpful with this. Thanks for always replying so promptly and for being a star.”
Private Sector Town Planning & Development Consultancy
“The whole team at Invicta Law are really professional, efficient and courteous in their approach to our Development Agreement works. This I find makes my role much easier particularly when this is a specialist subject that I often need to seek their advice with.”
Planning & Highways Client
“The experience has been really top end. Rather than just offering the options, they have given some real solid advice on the best route. It's a good business 'partnering' approach.”
Kent Fire and Rescue Service
“Their employment advice has always proved to be sound. I’ve worked with lots of different lawyers in London boroughs and. I’d also say that Invicta Law is the most solution-focused.”
Kent Fire and Rescue Service

News & Blogs

Business and Planning Bill: Modification of Conditions relating to Construction Working Hours

08th Jul 2020

In the second of our series of articles discussing the Business and Planning Bill, Sarah Bonser considers the provisions that will permit the relaxation of construction working hours.

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Automatic Extension of Planning Permissions: Temporary Covid-19 Measures

08th Jul 2020

In the first of a series of articles discussing Business and Planning Bill, Nagla Stevens considers the provisions that will extend the time period for commencement of planning permissions.

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Permitted Development Rights to deal with the Covid-19 emergency

08th Jul 2020

Invicta Law’s Nagla Stevens considers recent changes to Permitted Development Rights to deal with the Covid-19 emergency

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