Mark is a senior associate in our dispute resolution team. He specialises in commercial litigation, insolvency, property and negligence disputes.
In the commercial arena, Mark advises clients involved in disputes regarding a wide range of issues, including contractual disputes, shareholder disagreements, insurance claims, and debt recovery matters.
Mark’s second speciality area is insolvency disputes. He has considerable experience in company liquidation applications, and he frequently advises both insolvency practitioners and corporate clients on a range of insolvency matters including the contentious area of voidable transactions, securities enforcement, priority disputes under the Personal Properties Securities Act 1999, and claims for reckless trading and breach of director’s duties. Mark also assists our construction team with construction matters that have an insolvency aspect or require enforcement proceedings.
Mark works with our property team on a range of property disputes, particularly leasing disputes between commercial landlords and tenants.
Mark also has experience in acting on claims against negligent valuers and defending negligence claims against contractors, building professionals, and solicitors.
Mark regularly appears as counsel in the High and District Courts and represents clients at mediations. Mark also helps clients manage and mitigate risk before litigation arises.
Admission date: 2003
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