Dr Mark Hoyle
Mark has practised as an arbitrator since 1999. He has arbitrated under the auspices of many of the leading institutions in the UK around the world, including the ICC, the LCIA, the LMAA, the CIArb, the Law Society of England & Wales, the DIAC, the DIFC/LCIA, ADDCCAC and the Cairo Regional Center for Arbitration. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Chartered Arbitrator.
Mark was accredited as a mediator in 2001 and has mediated a wide range of commercial and family business disputes.
He is, in addition, an acknowledged expert on Arab and Islamic law and was awarded a PhD from the School of Oriental and Africa Studies, following spells of work, research and study in Cairo and Alexandria. His PhD thesis evaluated the origins and evolution of the Egyptian legal system from 1870 to 1946.
As a member of the English Bar, Mark has over 30 years of experience of Egyptian law and other jurisdictions in the region, including Kuwait, the UAE, Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia and was based for some years, working as counsel, in the UAE.