Bucerius Law School / WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Management, Hamburg, GermanyMaster of Law and Business (class rank - 1st - ’outstanding’) (2008 - 2009)
Victoria University of Wellington, New ZealandBachelor of Laws (1999 - 2003)
Victoria University of Wellington, New ZealandBachelor of Commerce (1999 - 2001)
Kapiti College, New Zealand‘A’ Bursary (1998)
Barrister NSW & Barrister sole in New Zealand
COLIN BIGGERS & PAISLEY LAWYERS, SYDNEY, Senior Associate
QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART & SULLIVAN LLP, LONDON
EVERSHEDS LLP, LONDON, Associate
Dr JULIAN D M LEW QC, 20 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, Assistant to international commercial arbitral tribunals1
THOMAS DEWAR SZIRANYI LETTS, LAWYERS, Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Maintaining a broad commercial practice, Mark has been called to the Bars of New South Wales and New Zealand. He is very well placed to advise on Trans-Tasman matters having gained considerable experience in as a solicitor and at the independent bar in NSW and in New Zealand. He is willing to take briefs and provide advice on legal matters in either jurisdiction.
His principal areas of practice include:
- Insurance law and professional negligence.;
- General contract and commercial law;
- Equity matters and trust litigation;
- Corporations’ law and shareholder disputes
- Cross-border matters involving New Zealand and NSW.
Mark is commended by his clients for his pragmatism, analytical skills and furnishing cost effective and efficient advice. He possesses a strong ability to distil complex matters into clear and understandable advice and has a demonstrated ability to identify key legal issues and articulate case law to form conclusions. Mark adds significant value to his clients by being flexible, timely and responsive.
Previously, Mark practised as a solicitor in a large commercial law firm in Sydney, predominantly in the area of insurance litigation, with a focus on professional indemnity. Prior experience also includes practising as a solicitor in the investment treaty and international commercial arbitration team of a large international commercial firm in London.
Mark holds a Master of Business and Law from the Bucerius Law School / WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Management in Hamburg Germany from which he received an award for the best overall student. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.