Nationality: British, New Zealander
Area of Expertise: Administrative/Public Sector, Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy and Liquidation, Building and Construction, Commercial, Competition, Consumer, Energy, Financial Services, Franchising, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Medical and Life Sciences, Property and Property Planning, Real Estate, Shareholder and Securities, Sport, Tax, Trusts, Valuation, Wills and Estates
Legal System of Expertise: Common Law
LLB (Hons) | BA | FAMINZ
Mark completed the Mediating Disputes course at Harvard Law School. He is a Fellow of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand, and an AMINZ Council member. Mark is also a Resolution Institute-trained and accredited mediator.
He is on mediation panels for AMINZ, the Health and Disability Commission, the New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre, the New Zealand Law Society Lawyers Complaints Service, and the Weathertight Homes Tribunal.
He is an appointee on the World Intellectual Property Organisation Center’s List of Mediators. The WIPO Center is administered from Geneva, Switzerland, and facilitates the resolution of IP disputes worldwide.
He has successfully mediated disputes involving: company, construction, contract, earthquake, education, employment, finance, insurance, intellectual property, negligence, partnership, property, relationship property, rural, sexual harassment, trust and weathertightness issues. He has worked with local and international parties.
Mark was the winner of the Resolution Institute’s 2015 award for contribution to dispute resolution by an emerging practitioner. In 2016 he was recognised as one of the top 10 mediators in New Zealand by LawFuel. He was also awarded the AMINZ Ann Edge Memorial Award for Excellence in Fellowship Mediation and the Fellowship Mediation Prize.