Mark has 30 years’ experience in the areas of insolvency, commercial disputes and litigation. He has acted for many of Australia’s largest organisations, including listed companies, banks, large private companies, and government bodies both at the State and Commonwealth level. Mark has also represented a wide variety of Australia’s insolvency practitioners in corporate and bankruptcy insolvency matters. Prior to joining Keypoint, Mark was a senior partner at DibbsBarker.
Mark is known for providing advice for value and works hard to achieve practical and commercial outcomes for his clients.
- Commercial litigation
- Regulatory disputes
- Risk management
- Corporate administrations
- Debt recovery
- Work health & safety
- Acting for the liquidators in the leading decision on retrospective orders in Voluntary Administrations (Australasian Memory), ultimately decided by the High Court of Australia.
- Acting for the liquidators of two large national retail clothing chains.
- Successfully representing the ordinary shareholders in a dispute regarding an international aircraft structured leasing business before the Federal Court and Full Federal Court of Australia.
Mark was recognised in the Australian Financial Review’s ‘Best Lawyers in Australia’ 2021 for expertise in Insolvency and Reorganizations Law.
Mark has been recognised as a leading lawyer in the Asia-Pacific region by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and AsiaLaw, and is an Accredited Mediator under the Australian National Mediator Accreditation System.
In 2018, Mark was named as a leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer by Doyles Guide.
Mark is a member of:
- The Law Society of New South Wales
- The Australian Reconstruction Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA)
- The Law Society of New South Wales and NSW Supreme Court mediator panels
- The Resolution Institute of Australia.
|2018||Keypoint Law | Consulting Principal|
|1988 – 2018||Dibbs Barker (previously Barker Gosling)|
|2009 – 2018||Dibbs Barker | Risk Management Partner|
|1997 – 2018||Dibbs Barker | Partner, Insolvency; Disputes & Litigation|
|1994 – 1997||Dibbs Barker | Senior Associate|
|1988 – 1994||Dibbs Barker | Lawyer, Associate|