Areas of Expertise

Technology, Telecommunications & IT, Cybersecurity, Energy & Smart Grids, Privacy & Data Protection, Defence Procurement, Major/Complex Procurement

Mark has more than 30 years' experience in the TMT sector.

Mark has extensive experience advising on complex IT projects, systems integration agreements, outsourcing transactions, SaaS, cloud computing contracts, smart grids, IoT projects, telecommunications regulation and competition issues, network rollout agreements, wireless networks and services, broadband services and content licensing.

In the cybersecurity field Mark advises clients on cybersecurity incident response planning and how to respond to cybersecurity incidents.

Mark is also active in the defence sector and has advised on various major Australian defence procurements.

What others say

"Band 4, TMT: Telecommunications Law"
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 – 2024
"Mark provides great perspective and client focus."
Client testimonial, Chambers Asia Pacific
"Recommended Lawyer– Australia, IT and Telecoms"
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018 – 2022
"Leading Lawyer – Australia, Privacy and Data Security Law"
Best Lawyers Peer Review 2020 – 2023



Advising ASX on the acquisition of new technology from a Swedish company to support and operate a new share trading platform.


Advising Oracle on large SI contracts (billing system and CRM) involving customers such as AGL, Alinta, Aurora, Delta, EnergyAustralia, Envestra, Integral, Hunter Water, Hong Kong Light and Power, Transurban, TRUenergy, TrustPower, United Energy, and Yarra Valley Water


Advising Teradata on large complex IT licensing and support transactions with a number of Australian financial entities.


Advising NEC on an agreeent to supply and install a large IT system for the NSW Department of Corrective Services.

Silver Spring Networks/Itron

Advising Silver Spring Networks/Itron on major smart grid and IoT contracts in Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, New Zealand, UK, Singapore and the Philippines.

Complex access arrangements

Advising each of Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy and Western Power on complex access arrangements for the rollout of the NBN network on utility power poles in Australia.