Areas of Expertise

Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Corporate, Property

Mark is a specialist agribusiness and property lawyer, with more than 30 years' experience in rural and property law issues.

Mark's clients include corporations, unincorporated associations and private individuals for whom Mark acts on various land, water and rural business transactions. He also acts for financial institutions in relation to loan transactions involving the taking of security over rural properties, water entitlements, livestock and crops.

Advising on water rights are a significant part of Mark's practice, with Mark speaking on such rights at continuing legal education and private client seminars  since 2004.

What others say

"Selling the company that has operated in Australia for some 58 years has been a long and complex process and we have been glad to have the Thomson Geer team working for us and especially would like to express our gratitude to Marc Wyld, Nell Cantrill, Helen Jin and Mark Procajlo for their expertise, guidance and commitment on the deal"
Ashley Power, CEO and Managing Director of Auscott


Auscott Limited

Acting for Auscott Limited, one of Australia's largest land, water and infrastructure agribusinesses, cotton grower and producer, in 2019 in connection with the sale of its Midkin Aggregation at Moree in NSW, comprising 6 individual properties (having an area in excess of 17,000 hectares), with corresponding water entitlements (in excess of 58,000ML) and other assets including those relating to its ginning operations at Moree

J.G. Boswell Company

Acting for J.G. Boswell Company on the sale of one of Australia’s largest land, water and infrastructure agribusinesses, Australian cotton grower and producer Auscott Limited, to Australian Food & Fibre. Auscott is a leading cotton producer with a large geographic farming footprint spanning across the three major cotton growing regions of Namoi, Macquarie and Murrumbidgee. The assets of Auscott Limited included 22,000 hectares of developed irrigation land in Central NSW and 143,000 megalitres of water entitlements, as well as associated properties, ginning, warehousing and marketing operations.


Acting for Rabobank since 2009 in relation to its rural lending and security over land and water entitlements, as well as crops and livestock