Mark advises a diverse range of clients including vendors, purchasers, landlords, tenants, property developers, investment funds and managers, financial institutions, and statutory bodies in relation to their property transactions.

Mark has extensive experience in the acquisition and disposal of commercial and residential properties, commercial and retail leasing, residential and commercial property development, large scale due diligences, and general property matters.

Prior to joining Macpherson Kelley, Mark worked for a number of global law firms and in-house legal teams. As a result, Mark has gained experience in both private practice and in-house general commercial environments.

“I work as if I’m a part of my client’s business, utilising the breadth of the experience gained from working across a diverse range of clients to enhance each client’s outcome.”

Significant matters

Acting for the vendor/administrator in the sale of Spencer Street Outlet Centre and Canberra Outlet Centre.

Acting for the purchaser in the purchase of a 25 per cent interested in Myer Centre Brisbane and a 50 per cent interest in Mornington Central Shopping Centre.

Acting for investment managers in the acquisition of various inner city sites for the development of student accommodation.

Acting for a student accommodation provider in a joint venture agreement for the development and management of student accommodation at one of Australia’s leading universities.

Acting for the vendor in the simultaneous sale of multiple child care assets across various jurisdictions throughout Australia.

Acting for developers in the acquisition and development of various residential apartments and commercial properties.

Acting for various vendors in the sale of commercial and agricultural properties.

Acting for the purchaser in the acquisition of an agricultural dairy farm.

Acting on behalf of VicRoads in relation to the compulsory acquisition of various parcels of land required to complete major road upgrade projects.

Acting on behalf of various institutional landlords managing the office leasing for entire CBD buildings.

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business (Financial Management), La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law

Member, Law Institute of Victoria

Member, La Trobe University Alumni Association

Member, Golden Key International Honour Association

  • Property/real estate
  • Property acquisitions and disposals/purchases and sales
  • Commercial and residential development
  • Off-the-plan developments
  • Subdivisions
  • Compulsory acquisitions
  • Conveyancing
  • Leasing (commercial, retail, and residential) and licensing
  • Leasing disputes
  • Due Diligence
  • Property based tax advice
  • Transaction structuring
  • Transaction management

related contacts

Guy Albeck VIC
Abdull Swaiti VIC
Jenny Thame VIC