Mark Aitken


  • I have worked continuously for the insurance sector for the last 25 years.
  • I specialise in property and commercial claims involving fraud and related policy coverage issues.
  • I have extensive experience of high value and complex claims involving arson, staged theft and other deliberate or exaggerated damage.
  • I regularly advise insurers preparing responses to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Significant reported cases

Bate v Aviva Insurance [2014] EWCA Civ 334
Yeates v Aviva Insurance [2012] EWCA Civ 634
Aviva Insurance v Brown [2011] EWHC 362 (QBD)
Joseph Fielding Properties (Blackpool) Ltd v Aviva Insurance [2010] EWHC 2192 (QBD)
Direct Line Insurance v Khan [2001] EWCA Civ 1794, [2002] Lloyd's Rep IR 364


  • BILA

Contact Details

+44 20 7029 4210


Mark Aitken ‘is very respected’ and ‘highly experienced’

Legal 500 2017

Mark Aitken, who is singled out for his ‘strong attention to detail and substantial knowledge in all areas’

Legal 500 2016

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