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Mark’s Bereavement Counselor

“ I have worked with Mark since he came to Bullingdon in February 2010. He was referred to me for bereavement counselling after the death of his father. Mark was experiencing difficulties coping with his grief in prison and coming to terms with his father’s death. He had spent a...

A parent at Mark’s school

“Mark never criticised his father, or complained about him, when I said anything about his father he just shrugged it off. He has been a most dutiful son, patient and trustworthy. He has never let his father down and has always been loyal to him”

Sami’s Neighbour

“Mark was a very pleasant young man. I couldn’t imagine how he became so nice after having the father he did”

Sami’s Neighbour

“Mark always came across as a charming man, who is well educated, well spoken and well dressed. He never went out with the lads or got drunk”

Mark’s Schoolmate

“Mark is a hugely talented guy with exceptional musicality as well as academic capabilities and achievements. Despite this, he always remained very humble and modest and that is something I always admired of Mark and learnt from him. He was very patient, honest and kind meaning, someone I regularly turned...

A friend from Mark’s gap year

“I always found Mark to be a very effervescent and intelligent individual, with a fantastic sense of humour, always in such good spirits and always very confident. Mark has always been a very caring and attentive friend, kind, always thinking of others and doing whatever he can to help the...

Mark’s ex

“What is terrifying is that if this can happen to Mark, a most thoughtful and caring person, then it could happen to any of us. It is so incredibly unfair that he must deal with his father’s death whilst in jail and whilst being blamed”

A friend from University

“Mark is by far one of the nicest, kindest and funniest guys I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. You could always count on him to have our seminar class in laughter. He will always have my support”

A friend from University

“Mark is one of the most caring, giving, selfless and charming people I have met. None of us can begin to empathise with what he is going through, but he should know that we are all with him when he needs us most. This will end well, because Mark’s place...

A friend of Mark’s girlfriend

“I am in absolute shock and there are seriously no words to describe how wrong the accusations are towards Mark. Mark has always been so lovely, sweet and nice. He would in no way be able to cause anyone any pain. SN is one of my closest friends and their...

Mark’s Workmate

“I refuse to believe Mark could have done anything like what he’s been accused of”

A Business Client

“I would describe Mark as a well-rounded individual. I see him as a very smart young man. His talent was clear for me. He was always composed in our meetings, very professional, insightful and helpful. I count him as one of my more accomplished business contacts. Over time he became...

A friend from University

“I always saw Mark as someone to look up to, someone who has achieved a great deal at such a young age both academically and professionally. If there was a simple way to describe him, he was always kind, courteous and caring when I had a question or concern. Everything...

A friend from University

“Mark is a very kind and gregarious person, elected as a member of our Law Society committee [2009]. All of us who know him find it hard to believe the circumstances he now finds himself in”

Mark’s Schoolmate

“I have always been very good friends with Mark. He would always help me and his other mates out. His projects were always successful and provided him with a regular income stream. We would always have a good time when he was around. The last few months have been a...

A friend from Mark’s gap year

“I have always known Mark to be the kind, incredibly friendly, thoughtful, hard-working and genuine guy that he is. When I speak with mutual friends and anyone who knows Mark or has ever met him, similar thoughts and feelings to my own are echoed by all, a negative word is...

A friend from University

“Mark is one of the most intelligent and talented people I know, extremely well spoken and charming. He never bragged about his achievements or career, which made him easy to get along with”

A friend from Mark’s gap year

“From the start I found Mark to be a person of gentle nature, an intelligent individual with a lot of ambition. He is easy to talk to, always welcoming and good company. He makes those around him feel comfortable and his demeanor instills a sense of trustworthy confidence in those...

A friend from School

“Mark has shown himself to be a reliable, well-mannered and considerate person, with a well-respected reputation of admirable professional, personal and academic achievement. I value his friendship and am honoured to know him. I do not stand alone when I say that these accusations do not fit Mark’s personality and...

A friend from School

“Mark seemed more than happy to look after his father and I believe he deemed it to be far more important than the self-indulgent pleasures London offered. I’ve always been impressed by Mark’s entrepreneurial streak, and his diversity of interests. His success in making a name for himself in business...

A friend from University

“Mark is a charming and delightful young man. He always makes time to say hello and ask how you are. His welcoming smile would always brighten up a day. Mark would never make people feel uncomfortable and is friendly and approachable. I believe SN to be a very lucky girl...

Mark’s Work Colleague

“Over a three month period [2007], Mark worked with me and other colleagues to build highly innovative and creative virtual representations. He is a very talented and likeable man. He is well mannered and treats people politely and with respect. Mark was a joy to be with and work with,...

A friend of Mark’s girlfriend

“Even the evening I first met Mark, he managed to make a tremendous impression and convince me about his remarkable character. Mark was a gentleman, very friendly and was constantly making sure that everyone at the table was involved and feeling at ease. With his great sense of humour, genuine...

A friend of Mark’s girlfriend

“Apart from his good looks, Mark is certainly an incredible boyfriend to SN, but perhaps more importantly one of the most amazing people I have ever met. I immediately noticed how caring Mark was; he would always ask if SN or I wanted anything, and if there was a request...

Mark’s Deskmate

“From the outset Mark struck me as an approachable, professional and friendly chap, with whom conversation was always easy. He undoubtedly brightened up my time in IBM Hursley [2007]. It was very clear that he was extremely bright, and entirely socially capable. I recall being impressed by the ease with...

A friend from Mark’s gap year

“I would describe Mark as the most positive, sophisticated, kind, funny, sensitive, caring and selfless young man. He is dedicated to those he loves and to his work, being one of the most intelligent and driven men I have the pleasure of knowing. Mark was pleased when his father was...

A friend from School

“I would describe Mark as a caring, intelligent, generous and outgoing young man. I have always been able to rely on Mark for anything; he is someone that has far more time for friends and family than for himself, a genuinely selfless character. He is a sensitive young man, in...

A friend from University

“Mark has all the qualities I admire; he is likeable, reliable, flexible and well-natured, with an endearing charm and excellent sense of humour. My initial impression was that Mark was both at ease and in control – a rare combination, this respect grew as our friendship deepened. I was fascinated...

Mark’s Tutor at University

“Mark was one of my personal tutees and also a student in two of my classes during 2008. I would describe him as articulate, intelligent, ambitious, mature, charming, sociable and likeable. He was a keen student in ‘Copyright & Design’, who regularly contributed to class discussion and seemed very interested...

Mark’s Work Colleague

“I worked with Mark when he was an intern at IBM UK, in particular at the Wimbledon Championships [2007]. This is a very intense working environment, in a high-pressure public facing situation. We actually sat next to one another and worked very closely in this 14 hour day, 7 day...

Mark’s Workmate

“I first met Mark in 2006 at IBM, sitting a couple of desks away from me. He was what my nanny would describe as someone who ticks absolutely every box she could ever come up with. He could easily be anyone he would like to be, as far as becoming...

Mark’s former Boss

I was very impressed with Mark’s academic abilities, and suggested that he might consider working for me at IBM during his ‘gap year’ after his A-Levels. He leapt at the opportunity and joined the ‘Futures’ gap-year student employment programme of IBM, working for me [2007]. “I recall feeling that Mark...

Mark’s School Teacher

“Mark won an Arnold Foundation Scholarship to study as a boarder in the Sixth Form at Rugby School in 2004. He was a naturally talented singing pupil. Through diligence, he made very rapid progress and was soon picked to sing solos in major school productions. During his two years at...