Partner, Head of Divorce and Family, and Asset and Debt Recovery
Mark joined Portner in February 2017 as Head of the Divorce and Family, and Asset and Debt Recovery departments. He brings with him more than 30 years' legal experience, during which he has dealt with family related matters for a range of clients, including divorces for high profile and celebrity clients achieving multi-million pound settlements in high net worth cases. Other areas of family expertise include cohabitation agreements, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and Children Act applications, including child arrangement orders, specific issue and prohibited steps orders, together with non-molestation and occupation orders in domestic violence.
Mark is a member of the leading family law body Resolution, which advocates a non-confrontational approach to resolving family issues, with the aim of reaching negotiated outcomes.
Mark has dealt in all areas of asset and debt recovery for both corporates and individuals, regularly securing quick recoveries. His experience includes mortgage repossessions and shortfall recovery cases for leading UK building societies, acting for FTSE-listed companies in the recovery of debts, and acting for a range of clients including private schools and estate agents clients in the recovery of debts and commissions.
Away from work, Mark and his family are actively involved in fundraising for a number of cancer charities, including Cancer Research UK. He holds a pilot's licence and is a keen Arsenal FC supporter.
Testimonials for Mark
"Mark Goldstein represented me in my divorce case over the past year and a half. As an Italian citizen dealing with the British courts I required an attorney I could rely on completely. Mark was warm and personable and patient in walking me through the various steps required. He has a fine legal mind and is honest, hardworking and was consistently well prepared and innovative in his legal preparations. The outcome was very satisfactory to me and Mark ensured that the ultimate experience was, while painful, over quickly." MD
"From my first meeting with Mark Goldstein he put me at ease, and was very warm and friendly. Throughout the whole process with him nothing was too much trouble, everything was explained in detail making it all very easy to follow and understand. Mark was always checking back with me to let me know the progress on the case and chasing anything that needed chasing. I cannot recommend him enough; he is highly skilled and extremely professional. It was the most amazing personal service from beginning to end. Thank you, Mark." TL
"I would recommend Mark Goldstein to anyone that asked as I found the process so much easier to deal than I thought it would be. Mark was very helpful and the outcome was super. He responded to any communication and always answered all my questions." AB
"I can't thank Mr Goldstein and all of his team enough for the amazing outcome and service I received throughout my divorce. Mark is direct and compassionate, he dealt with every aspect throughout the whole process. Thank you Mark, I'm in a much better place now all thanks to you." EG
"I could not have wished for a better team representing me. If I call you my Henry and Bergkamp you will know there is no higher accolade! But joking aside, the team work of yourself, Divya and of course Gill has been first class. It feels very weird that I can start to plan again but that's what I intend to do." AW
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