Mark is a senior consultant in our Family team based in Truro.
He qualified in December 1981 and joined the firm in 2017.
He has over thirty years’ experience and specialises in divorces involving business structures, farming partnerships and complex pensions. He also advises on property disputes between unmarried couples and cohabitation agreements to prevent such property disputes arising. Mark is part of our family business team, working with estate planning and corporate colleagues to preserve family wealth through pre and post nuptial agreements.
Mark is also a qualified mediator and collaborative lawyer. Mark helps clients through a difficult stage in life by creating bespoke solutions, both inside and outside of the court process.
Mark is active in the local community and is the Falmouth Harbour Commissioner and Honorary Solicitor at the Royal Cornwall Show.
Mark’s personal testimonials:
Chambers and Partners (2021) – Mark Chanter regularly advises on financial disputes arising from divorce, including mandates relating to farming assets. He is also a trained mediator and collaborative lawyer.
Chambers and Partners (2020) – is “always thoroughly prepared, sharp and realistic,” according to sources. He regularly advises on financial disputes arising from divorce, including mandates relating to farming assets.
Chambers and Partners (2019) – “exceptional and talented family law solicitor,” according to a client. His practice largely focuses on financial matters, including divorce settlements and disputes between unmarried couples. He also has niche expertise in cases concerning farms.
Chambers and Partners (2018) – recognised for his work with “high net worth individuals, providing advice on divorce as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.”
In his spare time Mark enjoys sailing, gardening and walking.
- Alternatives to Court
- Business and Divorce
- Civil Partnership and Same Sex Marriage
- Claims Against Trusts
- Divorce and Separation
- Finances Following Divorce or Separation
- Finances for Children (Following Divorce or Separation)
- Finances for Children
- High Net Worth Individuals
- Inherited and Pre-Marital Assets
- Interim Maintenance
- Variation of Maintenance Arrangements