Admission: 4 February 1991 (WA); 11 March 1991 (High Court)
Prior to joining the Bar in 1997, Mark was a solicitor and Senior Associate at Freehills (Perth and Melbourne) in commercial litigation and employee relations (1991-1997). He was also Associate to Justice French of the Federal Court in 1990-91. His Honours thesis at the University of Western Australia was on “The Liability of Local Authorities for Negligent Misstatement”. His Master’s thesis at the University of Melbourne was on “Fair Process in Redundancy”. He is a general editor of Thomson Reuters’ Fair Work Legislation.
Mark appears regularly in the Federal, Supreme, Federal Circuit and County Courts, Fair Work Commission, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and various disciplinary tribunals, as well as providing advice and conducting mediations, predominantly in employment, industrial and commercial law matters. He also has chambers in Hobart, and is a member of the Tasmanian and Western Australian Bar associations.
Mark is a director of the Barristers’ Animal Welfare Panel, and a member of the national committee of the Australian Labour Law Association. He is a general editor of Thomson Reuters’ Fair Work Legislation and National Workplace Relations.