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Mark is a partner in Reed Smith’s firmwide Insurance Recovery Group (“IRG”), a market-leading team of coverage experts operating internationally who are committed to providing support only to policyholders. That support encompasses acting for corporate and individual insureds (including directors and trustees) in a range of matters, from claims and disputes handling to risk management and policy advisory work.


  • College of Law, York, 1990, CPE
  • University of York, 1989, M.A., History
  • University of Cambridge, 1988, BA (Hons)

  • Solicitor Advocate (All Higher Courts)

  • The Law Society 
  • The London Solicitors Litigation Association 
  • The British Insurance Law Association 
  • The International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association 
  • The Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked in Chambers UK for UK-wide Insurance: Mainly Policyholders, 2017-2022
  • Ranked in Chambers Global for UK Insurance: Mainly Policyholders, 2020-2021
  • "Mark Pring comes recommended as a ‘very strong technical insurance lawyer’ by one source, while another comments: ‘He's very knowledgeable and is excellent at strategy.’ He assists policyholders across a range of claims relating to financial and professional services, among other areas.” – Chambers and Partners UK 2020
  • ‘“Very effective” Mark Pring covers a broad range of insurance work’ – Legal 500 2020
  • “Mark Pring is ‘very sensitive to the commercial needs of the client,’ according to market commentators. He handles professional indemnity, real estate and energy and construction coverage among other areas.” – Chambers & Partners 2016
  • “Mark Pring is ‘an able lawyer who is committed to achieving the best for his clients’” – Legal 500 2015
  • Mark was identified as a “Best Client Partner 2014” in a Legal Week survey of FTSE 100 general counsel. In addition, Mark is regularly commended by independent legal directories for his personal performance