Legal and Management

Mark Dougherty

Managing Director

+44 1624 632982

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  • "Quick turnaround and good commercial advice"

    Legal 500

  • "strong client management skills"

    Legal 500

  • "helpful and responsive"

    Legal 500

  • Clients praise Mark's "ability to think outside the box in terms of getting a transaction completed."

    Chambers UK

  • “Completely professional" and "responsive and commercial”

    Legal 500

  • “Personable, understands the issues and can tell what’s important.”

    Chambers Europe

  • “Responsive, thorough and always available.” Chambers UK

    Chambers UK

Mark is DQ's Managing Director and a member of the corporate & commercial team.

Mark has extensive experience both in the Isle of Man and Bermuda in corporate and commercial law and is ranked as one of the top corporate and commercial lawyers on the Island. Mark regularly advises multi-national companies, listed entities, banks and private equity houses as well as high net worth individuals in a wide range of Isle of Man corporate and commercial matters.

Mark is a qualified notary public.

Mark's specialist areas of practice are:

  • banking
  • capital markets
  • shipping
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • general corporate matters

Mark provides training in the following areas: 

  • Directors’ Duties

Mark is ranked as a leading individual in both Chambers (Corporate and Finance) and Legal 500  (Corporate and Commercial).

Mark sits on the IOM Government Regulatory and Legislative Innovation Working Group and sat on the IOM Law Society council for many years as head of education.


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