Mark is an Accredited Specialist in Environment, Planning and Local Government with over 30 years experience. He advises on all planning and major project approvals, water law and governance. He frequently appears in VCAT, Planning Panels and Advisory Committees representing local government and statutory authorities as well as land owners and developers.
Mark’s background includes town planning and project management. He brings a practical solution focussed approach to property development, and all local, state and Commonwealth approval processes. He has acted in the water industry for 20 years advising on major projects, water policy, regulation and water trading. Mark also advises on probity and governance issues.
Mark has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Land Use and Zoning Law in Best Lawyers™ Australia 2019 edition. He is also recognised in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Climate Change Law, Government Practice, Land Use and Zoning Law, Planning and Environmental Law and Water Law. He has also been named in Doyle’s Guide as one of Australia’s leading planning lawyers.
Mark’s recent experience includes: