Mark practices in the area of Business/Corporate Law and is a New South Wales Law Society Accredited Specialist in Business Law.  Mark is an experienced commercial lawyer and negotiator.  His practice concentrates on the areas of contract and commercial law, contract negotiation and drafting, as well as enforcement and compliance strategies. His practice has involved all manner of business related matters, ranging from advising on the placement of high end Cray computers in defense sensitive environments to drafting standard terms of sale for goods and services, leasing and hire/acquisition arrangements.

Mark works extensively in the field of corporate duties, including enforcement of duties in the course of insolvency and was for more than 20 years a course developer and facilitator of the AICD “Director Duties and Responsibilities” module. He was a long term director and Deputy Chairman of “Exhibition Park in Canberra”, an ACT Government Corporation. He is presently the Chair of the ACT Law Society Legal Practice and Ethics Committee. He has particular experience in corporate governance law, insolvency and restructuring and intellectual property. Mark’s clients include private industry, government agencies, peak industry representative bodies, Chartered and CPA accountants, insolvency practitioners, corporate retailers and many others.

Practice Focus

  • Business Law, including corporate structures, commercial dispute resolution, commercial sales and acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance including corporate responsibility, trusts, partnerships and joint venture structures
  • Contracting and Licensing, dealing with all aspects of commercial disputes and enforcement issues.
  • Business structures including trusts, joint ventures and partnerships
  • Insolvency and Debtor strategy
  • Intellectual Property including enforcement and licensing of copyright and IT
  • Governance including corporate responsibility, trusts, partnerships and joint venture structures