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Mark Parker

Partner
Family & Relationship Law
  • +61 3 9269 9145

Mark is the National Practice Group Leader of Lander & Rogers' Family & Relationship Law group and has been an Accredited Family Law Specialist with the Law Institute of Victoria since 1991. He is one of Australia's leading family lawyers.

Experience

Mark represents clients in family and domestic relationship law, both nationally and internationally. His experience in financial cases includes all aspects of property law including trusts, large manufacturing companies and other large trading entities, valuation disputes in relation to professional practices, farming properties and partnerships. Mark also has extensive experience in cases involving applications under the Child Support legislation and the drafting of Binding Child Support Agreements and Binding Financial Agreements to protect both property settlements and inter-generational family wealth.

Mark regularly delivers seminars and prepares papers for professional and other counselling organisations and receives regular and significant referral work from accountants, solicitors, barristers, psychologists and welfare organisations.

He has substantial experience in international disputes and has had significant involvement in matters involving Singaporean and Hong Kong related family law disputes and forum arguments involving Australian family law matters in those jurisdictions.

In his national role, he represents clients throughout Australia with a particular involvement in complex property matters where assets are held both in Australia and also overseas.

Mark was the Lawyers Weekly Family Law Partner of the Year in 2016 and has again been nominated for the award in 2020.

Mark is named as one of a select number of Preeminent Family & Divorce Lawyers in Australia by Doyle's Guide. He is also ranked a Preeminent Family & Divorce Lawyer in Melbourne and a Leading Family Lawyer (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) in Victoria.

Since 2012, Mark has been consistently recognised in the Best Lawyers in Australia publication for his expertise in Family Law.

Mark is a member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

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