At Mark Cook Solicitors, we pride ourselves on our non-nonsense approach. We aim to give you a friendly, personal service in plain English to help you make informed decisions about your life.
MARK COOK – Founder
Mark Cook was born and bred in Sunderland. He studied law at Leicester and then returned to Sunderland where he completed the remainder of his training. He worked for a local firm at their Sunderland office and was the Partner running their Newcastle office for several years before starting Mark Cook Solicitors in early 2006.
Mark’s vision was to create a progressive new law firm for Sunderland and the North East that prides itself on an informal and relaxed approach to an area of business that is often seen as daunting and unapproachable. Mark’s modern and friendly attitude to the law carves the way for a new line in client service from Solicitors. His specialist areas are Property and Wills & Probate.
Mark is married and lives in Sunderland.
Dale Lever – Solicitor
Dale joined the firm in September 2016 after studying Law and completing his LLM Masters in Sports Law at Northumbria University. He had previously worked at local law firm where he successfully completed his training contract before joining Mark Cook Solicitors.
Dale shares Mark’s vision of developing a modern and friendly law firm which offers a high level of service whilst maintaining a professional approach. Dale has a particular interest in Sports Law and is looking to build and develop a new niche area for the firm.
Terence Kelly – Solicitor
After attending Northumbria University Terry qualified in 1977 as a Solicitor. Terry is highly experienced in matters dealing with residential sales, purchases, and commercial transactions. Terry is also able to advise on Wills, Trusts, and Probate.
Graeme Tennant – Conveyancer
Graeme began his law degree at Sunderland University before moving to Teesside University to complete his degree. Graeme graduated in Law with an LLB Hons. Graeme joined the firm in October 2014 as a Conveyancer and is experienced in residential sales, purchases, and remortgages.