Mark Radford

Senior Solicitor

About Mark Radford

After graduating from the University of Kent, attending the College of Law at Chester, and training in private practice, Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1991 working for Kent County Council until he joined Invicta Law in 2017. Mark has been an adviser to a large fire and rescue authority for twenty years and understands the particular issues that those authorities face.

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. He advises on complex and sensitive subject access requests, privacy notices, data protection impact assessments, freedom of information requests and review. Mark also advises on member code of conduct and standards.

As well as advising on all aspects of employment and education law, Mark advises extensively on the pension issues relating to TUPE transfers under the LGPS. Mark has significant experience of Admission Agreements, Bonds, Guarantees, Deferred Debt Agreements and Debt Spreading Agreements relating to the admission of new bodies to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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.

Client testimonials

“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 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

Meet the Team: Harry Johnston-Sluka, Community Care Team

30th Nov 2022

Now part of the Community Care Team, Harry Johnston-Sluka also completed his training contract at Invicta Law, qualifying as a solicitor in April 2021.

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Defending Age Assessment Challenges

30th Nov 2022

Defending legal challenges against local authority age assessments

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