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Mark Osgood joins Trethowans as a Partner to further strengthen Dorset offering

(L-R) Mark Osgood, Mike Watson and Karl Cameron, Trethowans. Image Credit: Dave Dodge / Dave Dodge Photography

By Sam Pither [email protected]

Published: May 15, 2024 | Updated: 15th May 2024

Trethowans, a leading law firm with offices across the central south of England, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Osgood as a Partner.

Mark brings more than 25 years of experience in commercial litigation and contentious insolvency to the firm’s Bournemouth office.

In his new role, Mark will be instrumental in supporting the dispute resolution team. His wealth of experience includes advising major UK and international corporates, private companies, insolvency practitioners and individuals, across a broad spectrum of disputes.

In the past year, Trethowans in Bournemouth have experienced remarkable growth, with a 26% increase in the number of people based there.

Mark has garnered a reputation for his expertise in handling professional negligence claims, successfully representing clients against solicitors, surveyors, architects, accountants, insurance brokers, and other financial sector entities. His deep understanding of insolvency legislation and company law equips him to provide invaluable guidance to companies, individuals, creditors, debtors, lenders, borrowers, and other insolvency stakeholders and professionals on general commercial litigation as well as contested insolvency.

Mark’s reputation is exemplified by his Tier 1 ranking for professional negligence in the prestigious Legal 500 guide. Mark is praised as an expert strategist and the guide highlights his exceptional interpersonal skills, noting that he is “fantastic with colleagues, clients, and opponents alike”.

Prior to joining Trethowans, Mark was a senior equity partner at a large regional law firm on the south coast, following a career in the City. His decision to join Trethowans underscores the firm’s commitment to attracting top-tier talent and delivering exceptional legal services to its clients.

In addition to his legal expertise, Mark is also a qualified Business Coach, reflecting his passion for helping business owners and directors develop their business structures and attain their objectives with confidence.

“It’s great to have Mark on board,” said Mike Watson, Managing Partner at Trethowans. “His extensive experience and proven track record in commercial litigation and contentious insolvency will further enhance our capabilities in delivering outstanding legal solutions to our clients.”

Mark’s appointment underscores Trethowans’ strategic growth initiatives and commitment to providing clients with exceptional legal services across a wide range of practice areas.

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