Mark Thompson

Senior Associate, Litigation

Mark Thompson is a Senior Associate at Mills Selig and works within the Litigation team.

Mark specialises in media, defamation, privacy and intellectual property in addition to his commercial litigation work.

Mark provides regular advice to the firm’s international and local media and social media clients in the defence of libel and privacy claims as well as providing advice to corporate entities and high-profile individuals in reputation management. Mark also has wide experience in taking and defending claims in respect of copyright and other intellectual property.

Outside defamation and privacy, Mark has a wide commercial litigation practice acting for a variety of clients, including a major public utility company.


  • acted as part of the team in defending a complex case involving allegations of software IP infringement
  • lead advisor for a large regional utility company in recovery of their volume and disputed commercial debts
  • part of the team advising a partner in a regional professional services organisation in dissolution proceedings arising out of a partnership dispute
  • part of the team advising a local waste management company in a high value public procurement dispute