Mark practices in commercial and criminal laws. His expertise is where these laws intersect in the area of white-collar crime: including fraud, deception, theft, market manipulation and insider trading. His commercial practice focuses on corporations law and insolvency, whilst in crime he has particular experience in drug related offending, including money laundering. Mark has appeared in a wide range of matters in the areas of insolvency, bankruptcy, civil penalty proceedings, occupational health and safety, licensing and disciplinary hearings, judicial/merits review and coronial inquests. He has criminal trial and appellate experience for the defence and the Commonwealth. He advises on appeals, asset confiscation and crimes compensation.
Before coming to the Bar, Mark was a solicitor with national law firm Clayton Utz (2003-2004). During this time, he worked in commercial litigation representing private and public clients in administrative and government law, immigration, native title, building and construction, bankruptcy and insolvency, corporations law, trade practices and insurance. Mark then gained advocacy experience as a criminal solicitor at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (2005). This included summary contests and committal hearings in the Magistrates’ Court, as well as pleas and appeals in the Supreme Court.