A leading litigator who is involved in some of the most valuable litigation in Australia involving assets worth billions of dollars, Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in ‘bet the company’ disputes, and is recognised as a market leader in this area.
His practice primarily focuses on financial services and resources, while his experience also spans a range of other areas including class actions and media. He has also been involved in some of Australia’s largest insolvencies, advising banks, investors, creditors, trustee companies, directors and insolvency professionals.
Mark regularly appears on his clients’ behalf before superior and appeal courts, including the High Court of Australia, and in confidential commercial arbitrations. He has consistently been listed as a leading lawyer by legal directories and publications including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Best Lawyers.
Mark is a member of the Insolvency and Restructuring Subcommittee at the Law Council of Australia.
Leading Lawyer - Dispute Resolution
Leading Individual - Dispute Resolution
Best Lawyer - Insolvency and Reorganisation Law
Best Lawyer – Litigation
Best Lawyer - Alternative Dispute Resolution
Enjoys a very good reputation from a litigation perspective and has some very high-profile clients.
Experience that spans insolvency, commercial litigation and class actions, from the defendant and the plaintiff side.
Massively intelligent ... across everything and has the ability to get his hands dirty.
Clients praise his commercial acumen and ability to understand complex situations, with one commentator stating: At this point, I wouldn't think of taking any material commercial litigation elsewhere.
Highly networked, knowledgeable and commercially astute.