Global Freedom of Expression

Mark Stephens, CBE

Mark Stephens, CBE is a Senior Member at Howard Kennedy FSI specializing in international, appellate and complex litigation, constitutional, human rights, IP, media & regulatory work, defamation, privacy, media, art and cultural property, data protection and freedom of information, and international arbitration. Mark Stephens has undertaken some of the highest profile cases in England and abroad. Mark is also extremely active in many other areas having been appointed by the Foreign Secretary to the FCO Free Expression advisory board and the Lord Chancellor to be a Champion for the Community Legal Service. He has been retained by a number of Governments as an advisor and to represent their interests including, Republic of Cyprus, Jamaica. Libya, Mauritius, and the Russian Republic. Additionally, Mark has litigated in countries as diverse as Anguilla, Antigua, Australia, Cyprus, France, India, Iraq, Iran, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, and the United States.