M
ark practices in all areas of real estate and land development law. He has an in-depth knowledge of the land subdivision process, starting with the initial acquisition of greenfield sites, the obtaining of development approvals, the entry into agreements with adjoining landowners and works contractors, preparing of sale contracts, deposited plan registration processes, title creation and settlements.

He has led the acquisition of major parcels of land in Western Australia. Mark also advises land and property developers and owners, government instrumentalities and not-for-profit organisations in relation to the structuring of property projects, drafting of joint venture agreements, development agreements, real estate related service agreements, project delivery agreements and land development agreements. His work includes advising clients on the advantages and disadvantages of different structures and the analysis of risks associated with those structures.

He has acted for developers in a number of landmark strata titled projects and has an in-depth knowledge of the issues relevant to mixed use strata title developments.

With vast transactional experience, Mark routinely advises clients on pre-acquisition or disposal due diligence affairs and contract sale preparation and advice matters. Mark has significant experience in the preparation of off-the-plan contract packages both in the built-form and master-planned community sectors. Mark also works intensively in planning and environment matters and property-related local government matters.

Mark currently sits on the Board of Parkerville Children and Youth Care, one of Western Australia’s most prominent charities and is also a Senior Board member with Keneric Healthcare, a USA-based medical devices corporation, majority owned by a Western Australian private equity group.

Law Society of Western Australia (Member)
Franchise Council of Australia (Member)
2014 Business News 40Under40 Winner
Doyle’s Guide, Leading Property Lawyer (2014/15; 2015/16; 2016/17)
Doyle’s Guide, Leading WA Health & Aged Care Lawyer, 2017

 

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