Mason Hayes Solicitors

Marcus Hayes MBE

Marcus Hayes MBE

e: marcus.hayes@masonhayes.co.uk
t: 0844 417 2607

Overview

Marcus has over 30 years’ experience as a specialist commercial litigator, undertaking the most complex and high value commercial work. Marcus regularly acts for prominent high profile public and private concerns and high net worth individuals, providing guidance to clients to resolve disputes through mediation, adjudication, litigation and arbitration, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Marcus has gained considerable experience in managing large scale disputes and has been involved in several reported and leading cases in his career to date.

Marcus established Mason Hayes in 2002 and the firm has offices in Wilmslow and London. Marcus is a former member of the Manchester and Birmingham Law Society Committees. Marcus has also held the positions of Manchester Law Society’s Parliamentary Liaison Officer and the Law Society’s Spokesman on construction and consumer affairs.

Marcus regularly lectures at commercial conferences and universities nationally and has had several articles published in local and national trade press.

Recent Notables

2021Ranked in the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution. “Marcus Hayes knows the industries he advises as if he works in them, always goes the extra mile and has a realistic view of what could and should be done for the clients.”
2021Elected co-chair of the Small Firms Division of the Law Society
2021Appointed to the Board of members of the Severn Academies Educational Trust Limited
2020Ranked in the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution
2019Mason Hayes Solicitors wins the Best Niche Commercial Law Firm 2019 in the SME News Awards
2019Awarded an MBE for services to the law and to education
2019Ranked by the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery
2019Shortlisted for Solicitor of the Year – Private Practice in the Law Society’s Excellence Awards
2018Ranked by the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery. “The very professional and specialist firm Mason Hayes Solicitors has forged a solid reputation and has vast experience in the TMT sector. The astute and professional Marcus Hayes has a sharp commercial mind. The response times are excellent and business acumen is first class. Marcus Hayes has a calming presence”.
2017Ranked by the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery
2016Shortlisted at the M&A Awards
2016Ranked by the Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery “Mason Hayes is an ‘excellent’ niche firm that houses Marcus Hayes, who is rated for his ‘combined qualities of a first-rate lawyer with a first-rate businessman”
2015Winner of the best UK Telecoms, Media and Technology Litigator at the A1 Legal Awards
2015Highly commended in the category of Solicitor of the Year, Private Practice at the Law Society Excellence awards
2015Shortlisted for Solicitor of the Year – Private Practice in the Law Society’s Excellence Awards
2015Marcus Hayes appointed a Trustee of the Silk Academy Trust
2015Marcus Hayes appointed to the Law Society Small Firms Committee
2015Ranked by the Legal 500 Directory for Dispute Resolution “Marcus Hayes knows his area of expertise and his clients’ needs
2014Awarded a Fellowship at the University of Sussex in recognition of outstanding advocacy, mentoring and other voluntary work on behalf of the University
2014Governor of first Autistic school to be opened in Cheshire East
2014Mason Hayes Solicitors shortlisted for Small Law Firm of the Year in the Manchester Legal Awards
2013Shortlisted for Solicitor of the Year – Private Practice in the Law Society’s Excellence Awards
2013Mason Hayes First Generation Scholars Scheme at the University of Sussex shortlisted in the Widening Participation category of The Times Higher Education Awards
2013Ranked as a First Class Litigator by the Legal 500 Directory “Marcus Hayes is no nonsense, tenacious and technically sound and has incredible sector and commercial knowledge
2012Ranked as a First Class Litigator by the Legal 500 Directory
2011Ranked as a First Class Litigator by the Legal 500 Directory
2011Highlighted in Legalease’s “Who’s Who in the Law”
2011Identified by Chambers UK as one of the notable practitioners for Dispute Resolution in the North West
2011Mason Hayes shortlisted for Excellence in Client Care in the Law Society’s Excellence Awards
2010Identified by Chambers UK as one of the notable practitioners for Dispute Resolution in the North West
2010Added to the list of notable legal alumni at the University of Sussex

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