Mark is the lead partner of the Hall & Wilcox Banking and Finance practice.
Mark has almost 20 years' experience acting for Australian and overseas financial institutions and borrowers in a broad range of finance transactions, including construction and investment property finance, all forms of corporate finance, including syndicated and bilateral loans, mezzanine and quasi equity finance, acquisition finance, asset and equipment finance, and derivatives.
Mark joined Hall & Wilcox in May 2008. Prior to joining, Mark worked in the banking and finance practice of Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) for over six years and in the finance department of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for over four years. Before studying law, Mark had a career in the British Diplomatic Service, serving in the UK, Nigeria and Belgium.
Mark studied law at the universities of Würzburg and Frankfurt in Germany, qualifying first as a German Rechtsanwalt, then as a solicitor of England and Wales. After further studies at the University of Melbourne, Mark was admitted as a solicitor in 2003 to the Supreme Court of Victoria.