A highly esteemed Queen's Counsel and Chartered Tax Adviser with an Australia-wide practice, Mark specialises in revenue and trust law.
Mark has provided complex advice to, and appeared for, commonwealth and state revenue authorities, Australia's leading corporate groups, high net wealth individuals, as well as foreign investors in relation to proposed and completed domestic and cross-border transactions (including in estate and family law contexts). He accepts direct briefs from accounting firms to advise, to settle objections and private ruling applications, and he represents parties at Australian Taxation Office interviews and before the GAAR Panel. He is also briefed to appear before various alternative dispute resolution forums on behalf of his clients.
With chambers in both Brisbane and Sydney, Mark is an active proponent of tax reform and has recently assisted the Queensland Bar Association with its submission on the re-write of the Trusts Act 1973. He regularly delivers papers before legal and taxation industry forums in Australia and internationally, and numerous papers he has prepared have been published in taxation journals and law reviews.
Areas of Practice — Commercial Equity; Contract; Judicial Review & Administrative; Tax.