About Mark

Educated in Zimbabwe and England, Mark Hawkins qualified in 1986 and joined Tallents in 1989. He is now a partner at the Mansfield office. Since qualifying, Mark has developed three main areas of expertise, all largely revolving around the Magistrates and County Courts, family law and children law.

Children law

Mark has been a member of the Law Society’s Children panel since 1996. Mark also has extensive experience in divorce matters and related financial and contact disputes.

Criminal law

Mark has many years experience in dealing with the criminal courts, from minor road traffic accidents to serious cases requiring disposal at the Crown Courts. He regularly contests cases in the Magistrates and County Court and has appeared in the High Court. He has been a Court Duty Solicitor since 1990 and the Mansfield office is an accredited provider of criminal defence services. Mark is a Director of Mark Hawkins Ltd, a Partner Company in Tallents.